ICIS has a network of locally based market experts to provide the pricing and market information you need to guide your commercial strategies within Chinese propylene markets.
- Weekly price reports
- News and market commentary
- In-depth annual studies
- Supply and demand data (up to 2030)
Use ICIS information to:
- Follow price fluctuations and drivers
- Monitor supply/demand dynamics
- Negotiate contracts using a direct price reference
- Input into your own internal analytical models
Propylene China Transcript
The ICIS weekly China propylene report focuses on developments in Asia’s largest and most influential spot market. What happens in China can impact prices throughout the region
The report contains a CFR China assessment and tracks the key domestic ex-Tank benchmark prices in Shangdong and East China. The assessment for the Chinese market takes into account deals and discussions through the week. Propylene prices in other regions such as northeast and South China are mentioned in the text.
Updated information on the operating rates of propylene facilities in the country, is provided alongside an estimate of the daily traded volumes from producers in Shangdong, the largest spot trading hub in China.
The weekly report also has information on the shutdown-schedule, and production developments at propylene facilities and crackers in China.
Aside from this, the report provides data on the monthly propylene import volume into China and an update of the weekly performance of the key derivative markets ranging from polypropylene to acrylic acid.
ICIS editors in Singapore and Shanghai collaborate, on this report, ensuring a valuable mix of local detail and international context.
This report is part of our extensive coverage of the olefins market in Asia.
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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 Propylene.
China propylene price report
ICIS publishes a weekly report with price assessments and market insights, delivering unrivalled coverage of China’s propylene markets. Our report includes the latest domestic and import prices for propylene, as well as confirmed bids and deal, giving you a robust reference for your negotiations.
China Olefins Annual Study
The ICIS China Olefins Annual Study provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the country’s olefins industry, broken down by key products – ethylene, propylene and butadiene (BD) – with a one-year supply/demand data forecast.
Key information in this study includes:
- Comprehensive overview of China’s olefins industry, broken down into key markets – ethylene, propylene, BD
- In-depth supply/demand analysis of the China olefins market and forecast data up to a year ahead
- Accurate data mapping China’s market share of olefins, based on the different production processes
- Analysis of price, import capacity, government policies and latest development trends, including consumption volumes
- Detailed interaction between the olefins and derivative/downstream markets
China Coal-to-olefins Annual Study
The ICIS China Coal-to-Olefins (CTO) Competitiveness Report enables you to gain a detailed understanding of China’s fast-emerging CTO-based production. The report analyses the competitiveness and cost differences of coal-based production, and takes a look at other production processes based on different feedstocks such as propane, methanol, shale and naphtha.
Key information in the report includes:
- Comprehensive analysis of the economy, investment cost, competitive advantage and sustainability of olefins, based on different feedstocks
- Comparison between olefins production technologies with different feedstocks and their commercial applications
- Commentary on the influence of CTO developments on China’s olefins industry
- Analysis of macroeconomic policies and government regulations, and their impact on the CTO industry
- Evaluation of challenges, risks and the overall acceptance of China’s CTO industry
China propylene supply and demand data
The ICIS Supply and Demand Database provides a single, highly searchable source of detailed historical data as far back as 1978 and forecast data up until 2030 for propylene in China. The service combines fully reconciled supply/demand, trade, capacity and ownership data to give you multiple views of the market from a global, regional or country specific perspective.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Propylene. 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.
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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 Propylene, 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.