ICIS has recently expanded its Polycarbonate market coverage, and now provides price reporting and analysis for countries within the CIS region.
Using ‘on the ground’ experts, ICIS Polycarbonate coverage provides independent, trusted price assessments and regional market commentary, enabling you to track buyer behaviour and make evidence-based trading decisions.
Use ICIS information to:
- Assess CPT import figures and negotiate using the latest market prices
- Track CIS trade and price levels to maximise trading opportunities
- Identify trade patterns and arbitrage opportunities with Asia and Europe
- Assess supply and demand with monthly pricing and trade information
- Monitor economic and geo-political factors affecting the CIS region
Our editor gives their expert view
Polycarbonate Overview transcript
Polycarbonate is a type of high-specification engineering plastic. Its major markets are in the electronic sectors such as: computers and business equipment, optical media, glazing sheet products and in the automotive industry.
Polycarbonate is naturally transparent, has high strength, toughness, heat resistance and excellent dimensional and colour stability.
The raw material for polycarbonate is bisphenol-A or BPA.
China is the largest importer and user of th resin in Asia given its huge manufacturing base. The market is fast-moving and is over supplied.
The spot market is active and liquid with major sellers from Korea, Taiwan, Japan southeast Asia, the US and Europe.
Polycarbonate news and market information products from ICIS
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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 Polycarbonate.
Our trusted, independent price reporting is considered a key market reference, resulting in our assessments being widely quoted as benchmarks in contracts.
Our market intelligence is collected from ‘on the ground’ experts, enabling us to deliver unrivalled coverage of the Russian and Ukrainian Polycarbonate markets.
ICIS price reports are based on information gathered from a wide cross section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors, providing crucial intelligence to underpin your business negotiations.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Polycarbonate. 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.