Press release

Kemira increases prices of inorganic coagulants in EMEA as of February 1[st] 2021

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all inorganic coagulants in the EMEA region across all segments. The price increases will become effective as of February 1st, 2021 or as contract terms allow.

Recent economic rebound and positive developments in many downstream markets have led to very substantial cost increases. As a consequence, costs of key raw materials keep increasing significantly, driven by strong demand and limited availability. In addition, increased freights, regulatory compliance requirements and Brexit related cost, make this price adjustment necessary.

The following price increases will become effective as of February 1st, 2021 or as contract terms allow:

Product line       Price increase
Iron Coagulants + 8-15%
Aluminum Coagulants + 4-6%

Price increases will vary based on geographic region and will differ by product type and may be higher in selected areas.

Kemira continues to be committed as a long-standing supplier of high-quality products and solutions for the water intensive industries in the EMEA region.

Wido Waelput
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Industry & Water EMEA and APAC
tel. +49 17 2884 3496
wido.waelput (a) kemira.com

Harri Eronen
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Pulp & Paper EMEA
tel. +358 40 90 14 237
harri.eronen (a) kemira.com

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2019, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and over 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. www.kemira.com

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