BASF Hiking Prices for Butanediol and Derivatives in Europe

With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE is increasing its European selling prices for butanediol and its derivatives as follows: (ton/metric ton)

  • 1,4-Butanediol (BDO): up 200
  • Tetrahydrofuran (THF): up 150
  • Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF): up 260
  • N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP): up 150
  • Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL): up 150
  • N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP): up 150

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