BASF increases 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) + 400 EUR/mt
  • Tetrahydrofuran (THF) + 700 EUR/mt
  • Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) + 700 EUR/mt
  • N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) + 1.000 EUR/mt


BDO and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes,

pharmaceuticals, solvents and elastic spandex fibres.

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


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