BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe
With immediate effect of December 1, 2016, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE will increase its European selling prices for the following products:
1,4-Butanediol (BDO) + 50 EUR/mt
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) + 75 EUR/mt Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®)+ 100EUR/mt N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)+ 75 EUR/mt
Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL) + 75 EUR/mt
Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) + 40 EUR/mt
BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents and elastic spandex fibres.
PolyTHF is a registered trade mark of BASF Group in many countries.