With immediate effect, BASF is increasing its European sales prices for methylamines and methylamine derivatives as follows,
• Methylamine (Mono-, Di-, Tri-)+ € 50 per metric ton
• Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA)+ € 40 per metric ton
• Dimethylethanolamine (DMEOA)+ € 30 per metric ton
• Dimethylacetamide (DMAc)+ € 40 per metric ton
or in the corresponding value in local currency if existing contracts allow.
Methylamine and methylamine derivatives are versatile chemical intermediates with a wide range of applications, such as crop protection and water treatment agents as well as personal care products. They also prove valuable in the production of feed additives and organic solvents. BASF produces methylamines and their derivatives at its sites in Ludwigshafen, Germany; Geismar, Louisiana, USA and Nanjing, China.
At BASF (basf.com), we create chemistry and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).