BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

Excerpt: With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE will increase its European selling prices for butanediol and derivatives

With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE will increase its European selling prices for the following products:

  • 1,4-Butanediol (BDO)- 200 to +250 EUR/mt
  • Tetrahydrofuran (THF)- 250 to +300 EUR/mt
  • Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®)- 100 to +250 EUR/mt
  • N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)- 100 to +200 EUR/mt
  • Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)- 100 to +200 EUR/mt

BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.

BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibers.

PolyTHF® is a registered trade mark of BASF Group in many countries.

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