Olefins Prices, markets & analysis
Significant volatility in the Olefins marketplace makes it even more important for you to have intelligence you can rely on to make the right decisions to drive your business forward.
ICIS has a wide range of information that covers the global Olefins markets - from pricing data, news and analysis, to supply and demand forecasts, enabling you to evaluate the market.
Use ICIS information to:
- Get market insights on which to base your strategic decisions
- Identify growth opportunities for expansion
- Evaluate potential risks to your business
Olefins news and market information products from ICIS
We offer the following regional Olefins coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Global Olefins marketplace.
Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Olefins
Independent price assessments and market coverage
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 Olefins
Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.
Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.
ICIS has a global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai and Moscow, providing unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets. Our locally based experts report on prices and the factors driving prices in their region, generating a depth of insight that is only possible by developing contacts and building local knowledge.
This local market insight, combined with our expertise in price reporting, enables us to produce independent and unbiased price assessments, relied upon by key market makers for their decision making.
Our petrochemical and chemical pricing information is published in individual reports, dependent on the different regions we cover, for markets such as Olefins.
ICIS has a wealth of information on the Olefins market which can help you evaluate opportunities and competition from a global and regional perspective.
Products we publish include:
World Petrochemical Industry Study (Olefins) – an annual study which gives a comprehensive analysis of the global supply and demand situation for ethylene, propylene and butadiene (C4s) and their respective derivatives. It provides insight into how the cyclical petrochemical industry will look in the future using reconciled data and detailed analysis. Forecasts, trade flows, supply, demand and capacities are all covered.
Global Supply & Demand (S&D) database – an online database service which combines fully-reconciled S&D, capacity, trade and production ownership data to give you multiple views of the marketplace. It enables you to search, shape and export historical and projected global data, giving you the insight you need to plan ahead with accuracy.
Pricing information – regional price assessments and market analysis on upstream and downstream products, which are published on a daily and/or weekly basis. Our intelligence enables you to understand price drivers and fluctuations, and offers benchmarks for settling your contract prices. Historical pricing data is also available which you can incorporate into your own analytical models to guide you in forecasting.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Olefins. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our time series of pricing data enables you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
Our in-depth market knowledge drives our specialist focus, as we recognise the importance of individual market dynamics and not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Over 25 years of reporting on key chemicals markets, including Olefins, has brought global recognition of our methodology as being unbiased, authoritative and rigorous in preserving our editorial integrity. Our global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Perth and Moscow ensures unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.