06/02/2010

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BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

1,4 Butanediol (BDO) +250 EUR/t
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) +250 EUR/t
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF) +330 EUR/t
N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) +250 EUR/t
Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL) +250 EUR/t

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

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