Price Revisions for PVOH resin


Kuraray announces its decision to upwardly revise the prices of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) resin, for shipments commencing July 1, 2018. Details of the revisions are given below.

Increasing feedstock price and utility cost recently have increased the costs to produce these materials. It is necessary to fully recover a portion of these increases immediately.

  1. Scope of revision: Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) resin KURARAY POVAL™, ELVANOL™ and EXCEVAL™
  2. Effective date: Shipments on or after July 1, 2018
  3. Scope of revision and price increase
RegionPrice Increase
Japan¥ 30/kg
Asia-PacificUS$ 250/ton
North America, South AmericaUS$ 250/ton
Middle East & AfricaUS$ 250/ton
EuropeEUR 200/ton

Customers may contact their local Kuraray sales representative for further details.