Epichlorohydrin Asia

Epichlorohydrin Prices, markets & analysis

ICIS publishes pricing information which you can use in settlements and contracts in order to optimise your deals and negotiations.

Use the independent price assessments and market coverage in our price reports to track the regional Epichlorohydrin market.

Our information is gathered by locally based reporters, giving unrivalled coverage of regional markets.

Use ICIS information to:

  • Understand price drivers and fluctuations
  • Develop internal analytical models
  • Negotiate deals with confidence
What's happening in the Epichlorohydrin market?

Our editor gives their expert view

View transcript
Close X

Epichlorohydrin Overview Transcript

 

Epichlorohydrin or ECH is an extremely versatile chemical intermediate.

 

There are two different ECH production processes one is propylene based, and the other is glycerine based. Most ECH producers use the propylene route.

 

ECH is used to produce a wide variety of products including epoxy resins, textiles, paper, inks and dyes.

 

Approximately three-quarters of the world’s consumption of ECH is used for epoxy resins, making demand from this sector the key to ECH prices.

 

ECH in Asia is mainly traded on a spot basis between producers and long-term end-users. Trade activity within Asia has become thinner in recent years, due to limited export availability from Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China where there is strong domestic growth in epoxy resin demand.

Our products
Regional overview
Price reporting
Price history
Methodology

Epichlorohydrin news and market information products from ICIS

We offer the following regional Epichlorohydrin coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Asia Epichlorohydrin marketplace.

  • Price reporting

    Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Epichlorohydrin

    Independent price assessments and market coverage

  • Price history

    Price History – More information about the historical price data we publish on Gas

    Track historical price data

  • News & analysis

    News & Analysis -  News & market analysis specifically relating to Epichlorohydrin

    Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.

    Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.