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Hexamethylenediamine price index

This post is a summary of the Hexamethylenediamine price developments. The price developments of Hexamethylenediamine are expressed in US$ prices converted FX rates applicable at the time when the price was valid. Hexamethylenediamine price index developments are calculated from multiple separate sources of data to ensure statistical accuracy.

The outlook for Hexamethylenediamine prices, on the second tab, is generated from different inputs including:

  • Very recent price developments of immediate cost drivers of Hexamethylenediamine prices
  • Recent price developments of underlying feedstocks which drive the price of Hexamethylenediamine
  • Market futures for both cost drives and feedstocks of Hexamethylenediamine prices
  • Adjustment of current supply/demand imbalances in the Hexamethylenediamine market
  • Longer term trends in likely demand conditions

Further information on  Hexamethylenediamine price index

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What is Hexamethylenediamine

Hexamethylenediamine (HMDA) is an organic compound with the chemical formula C6H12N2. It is a white, crystalline solid that is soluble in water and polar organic solvents. It has a strong, ammonia-like odor.


How is Hexamethylenediamine produced

HMDA is produced by the hydrogenation of adiponitrile, which is itself produced by the nitration of cyclohexane. The hydrogenation reaction is typically carried out in the presence of a catalyst, such as palladium or platinum, at high pressures and temperatures.


What is Hexamethylenediamine used for

HMDA is used as an intermediate in the production of a variety of chemicals, including polyamides, polyurethanes, and plastics. It is also used in the production of adhesives, resins, and rubber products. In addition, it is used as a corrosion inhibitor and as a raw material for the production of pharmaceuticals and dyes.


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Trade information

According to :

Hexamethylenediamine, its salts are the world’s 1811th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Hexamethylenediamine, its salts were United States ($428M), France ($371M), Belgium ($93.7M), United Kingdom ($82.9M), and Netherlands ($66.9M).

In 2020, the top importers of Hexamethylenediamine, its salts were Germany ($309M), China ($140M), Japan ($96.2M), Canada ($87.1M), and South Korea ($84.7M).


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Notes on the price-data

  • We are continually improving our data collection and processing methods and data will be updated from time to time as we improve the accuracy
  • We are working hard to upgrade the algorithm before April 1, 2023 and a further fine-tune by July 1, 2023
  • This the index trend of the price of the product group in general and not a single specification in particular
  • The data is presented in US$
  • The chart shows the price trend,  nearly always taken from many statistically-correlated sources