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Great Lakes Solutions, a Chemtura Business, to Increase Price of Elemental Bromine in Asia

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Solutions, a business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CHMT) (Euronext:CHMT), announced today that it will increase its price for elemental bromine in the Asia Pacific region by up to 20 percent. This price increase will take effect immediately or as contracts allow.

This price increase is necessary to sustain investment in Great Lakes Solutions but is not anticipated to have a material effect upon the consolidated profitability and cash flows of Chemtura Corporation.

The Great Lakes Solutions business of Chemtura Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bromine and bromine intermediates. For more information about Great Lakes Solutions, please visit www.greatlakes.com.

Chemtura Corporation, with 2013 sales of $2.2 billion,1 is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty and agro chemicals. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at www.chemtura.com.

12013 net sales of $2.2 billion reflects discontinued operations treatment for the completed sales of the Antioxidants and Consumer Products businesses.

CONTACT: Carla Hicks +1 765-497-6190

Source:Chemtura Corporation