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BASF Increases Prices for Ethanolamines in Europe  
12/18/2012 9:48:05 AM

December 18, 2012 -- With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF is increasing its European sales prices for ethanolamines (EOA) as follows:

Monoethanolamine (MEOA) + 80 EUR/ mt

Diethanolamine (DEOA) + 80 EUR/ mt

Triethanolamine (TEOA) + 80 EUR/ mt

or by the equivalent amounts in local currency. The price increase will also apply to current supply agreements as soon as and to the extent permitted by their terms and conditions.

EOA are high-class intermediates used in the manufacture of crop and wood protectants, surfactants for detergents and cleaning products, process chemicals for gas treatment, lubricants and cement additives as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients. BASF produces EOA at its Verbund sites in Ludwigshafen (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium) and Nanjing (China).

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67056 Ludwigshafen

Phone: +49 621 60-0

http://www.basf.com

Corporate Media Relations

Phone: +49 621 60-20916

Fax: +49 621 60-92693

presse.kontakt@basf.com


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