News last update:6 Aug 2012

Price increase for methylamines and derivatives in Europe

With immediate effect, BASF is increasing the sales prices for methylamines and key methylamine derivatives in Europe.

The new prices will be:

Monomethylamine (MMA) + 60 €/t
Dimethylamine (DMA) + 90 €/t
Trimethylamine (TMA) + 100 €/t
Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) + 90 €/t
Dimethylformamide (DMF) + 60 €/t
Dimethyethanolamine (DMEOA) + 70 €/t
Methyldiethanolamine (MDEOA) + 80 €/t
Dimethylacetamide (DMAc) + 50 €/t

The price increase shall apply to current supply agreements as soon and as far as allowed under their terms and conditions. Methylamines are versatile chemical intermediates with a wide range of applications, such as agrochemicals, water treatment, personal care and feed additives. Dimethylformamide is a versatile organic solvent for many applications. Dimethylethanolamine serves as a key raw material for water treatment chemicals. Methyldiethanolamines have proved effective in gas treatment systems.

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