Expandable polystyrene Asia

Expandable polystyrene Prices, markets & analysis

For clear insight into regional Expandable polystyrene markets, you need in-depth price reports direct from those regions.

That’s why ICIS maintains a network of locally based reporters, providing not just price assessments but market commentary and analysis.

There’s no better way to stay up-to-speed with all the latest information that can make a difference to your business.

Use ICIS information to:

  • Follow fluctuations and understand factors driving them
  • Input into your own internal analytical models
  • Clarify settlements and contracts
  • Inform negotiations
What's covered in our Asia Expandable polystyrene price report
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The ICIS weekly Asian expandable polystyrene, or EPS report covers two grades, the packaging and the block flame retardant types.


A complete overview of the key Chinese market is given. Working closely with our colleagues in China, we quote spot prices on a CFR basis and provide domestic price assessments for both grades.


Besides providing demand and supply commentary for the region, we also provide plant operations as an additional indicator of supply. Commentary on feedstock styrene monomer is also in the report giving clients an added perspective on the production margins of EPS producers.


Included is also information on the Taiwanese local market, market analysis on the South East Asia market and a section on export markets.


Since we speak to all the major players who produce, buy and sell EPS, ICIS builds up a comprehensive and unbiased view of the market. This is useful for those looking for an independent reference or benchmark for spot transactions.

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