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.


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