Trusted market intelligence on China’s chemical markets


China is a key player in the chemical markets and accurate information on China’s trading prices, market trends and opportunities are of significant interest to local and international market participants.


ICIS is a leading provider of market intelligence on the influential China chemical markets. Our locally based team of experts provide comprehensive coverage, offering a full range of price reports as well as detailed market analysis and in-depth insights into supply and demand. This enables decision-makers to stay informed on current market activity and effectively anticipate the trends that impact chemical and feedstock prices in the medium to long term.


We cover all of the following chemicals:

  • Plastics / Polymers
  • Olefins
  • Aromatics
  • Oleochemicals
  • Surfactants
  • Feedstocks
  • Base Oils / Lubes
  • Fertilizers
  • Solvents
  • Surfactants
  • Intermediates
 
 
 

A complete range of products to meet your information needs on China

Price reports

Price reports

ICIS publishes a suite of weekly and monthly import and domestic price assessments plus key information on China’s market dynamics including supply/demand, import/export data, plant closures, production outages as well as insights on hot topics and issues within the country.


Use our China-specific price reports to understand price drivers and fluctuations, negotiate contracts with confidence and develop robust internal price formulas and short-term plans.

 
Annual studies

Annual studies

China remains the largest petrochemical import market in Asia. To support decision-makers locally and internationally, ICIS publishes detailed annual studies that offer insight and analysis of core markets in China such as plastics, paper, aromatics, rubber and alcohol. These reports assess the market drivers and developments in China and give valuable insights where the market is heading.


Use ICIS annual studies to formulate long-term strategies, investment planning and make the most of new opportunities arising in China.

 

Consultancy services

Price reports

The ICIS Consulting team offers specialist consultancy expertise that can provide your organisation with the insight, intelligence and data needed to enter and grow your business in China. Our team of expert consultants can ascertain a clear view of the opportunities and risks in the country’s chemicals markets.


Use ICIS consultancy services for customised support including analysis of trends, new markets, M&A strategies, distribution planning, restructuring and performance benchmarking.

 

Informative and useful free resources from ICIS

Market outlook: China's polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets

Market outlook: China's polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets

With further polyolefins capacity expansions planned in China during 2014-2017, the competitive landscape is expected to change further and that will create major challenges for international exporters.


Download this free outlook article for a better understanding of the various factors affecting China's domestic PP and PE markets

 

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

China has driven growth in the chemical industry since 2008, however this was due to an explosion of credit. Now the country is facing the consequences of its $10 trillion surge and China’s new leaders recognise that an economic revolution is needed to solve this problem.


As part of the ICIS series of free market information, we hosted a webinar on 23 April 2014. A recording of the webinar and presentation slides is available for you to download.

 

Free market updates

Free market updates

ICIS also provides a number of FREE resources to keep you informed of what's happening in the markets you're interested in.


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