Ludwigshafen, Germany -- BASF is increasing the sales prices for higher alkylamines in Europe as follows:
Monoethylamine (MEA) + Euro50/tonne
Diethylamine (DEA) + Euro100/tonne
Triethylamine (TEA) + Euro110/tonne
Monobutylamine (MBA) + Euro30/tonne
Dibutylamine (DBA) + Euro40/tonne
Tributylamine (TBA) + Euro50/tonne
The price increase take effect immediately, and will apply to current supply agreements as soon and as far as allowed under their terms and conditions, said BASF, in a 17 Dec announcement.
These high-quality special amines are the starting materials for the production of various intermediates that are used for example in the agrochemical, pharmaceutical, rubber and coatings industries.