01 March 2017
Finland
Media

BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

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 EUR/mt
Tetrahydrofuran (THF)                                              + 150 EUR/mt
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®)            + 260 EUR/mt
N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)                                + 150 EUR/mt
Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)                                   + 150 EUR/mt
N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP)                                         + 150 EUR/mt

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.

P-17-143

Last Update 01 March 2017