Chemours Announces Titanium Dioxide Price Increase

February 06, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), today announced a price increase on all Ti-Pure titanium dioxide grades sold in North America, Canada, Asia- Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions.

Effective March 1, 2017 or as contracts and law allow, a net price increase of $.06/pound (USD) will apply for all Ti-Pure titanium dioxide grades sold in North America and Canada.

Effective March 1, 2017 or as contracts and law allow, a net price increase of $150 (USD) per tonne will apply for all Ti-Pure titanium dioxide grades sold in Asia Pacific. 

Effective March 1, 2017 or as contracts and law allow, a net price increase of $200 (USD) per tonne will apply for all Ti-Pure titanium dioxide grades sold in Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Effective March 1, 2017 or as contracts and law allow, a net price increase of €200 (Euros) per tonne will apply for all Ti-Pure titanium dioxide grades sold in Western and Central Europe, Turkey and North Africa.

About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.  Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations.  Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and oil refining operations and general industrial manufacturing.  Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™, and Nafion™.  Chemours has approximately 8,000 employees across 35 manufacturing sites serving more than 5,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.  Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.  For more information please visit chemours.com or follow Chemours on Twitter at @chemours.

Forward-Looking Statements
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CONTACT:

MEDIA:
Ted Sikorski
Global Communications Leader, Titanium Technologies
+1.302.773.2768
ted.sikorski@chemours.com

INVESTORS:
Alisha Bellezza
Treasurer & Director of Investor Relations
+1.302.773.2263
investor@chemours.com

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SOURCE The Chemours Company

Investor Contacts

Alisha Bellezza
Director of Investor Relations
+1.302.773.2263

Lori Ursomarso
Investor Relations Specialist
+1.302.773.2263

investor@chemours.com

Media Inquiries

Alvenia Scarborough
Director, Brand and Corporate Communications
+1.302.773.4506

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