Whichever regional Xylenes-Mixed xylenes markets you work in, ICIS offers the thorough pricing information you need to operate with confidence.
Our insights into regional Xylenes-Mixed xylenes markets are provided by our network of reporters based locally in those markets.
Use ICIS information to:
- See what’s driving prices
- Understand fluctuations
- Feed into your own analytical models
- Confidently negotiate deals
- Underpin settlements and contracts
Xylenes mixed-xylenes Europe Transcript
The ICIS European Mixed Xylene report gives a spot price range and is published on a weekly basis.
The range reflects deals done on that particular week but in the absence of any deals, that range is set using the lowest bid and highest offer. The report also touches upon downstream demand in the solvents sector and highlights developments in the Paraxylene and Orthoxlene market.
The report is widely used in the market to help participants make informed purchasing and selling decisions and to give them up to date key market information.
Xylenes-Mixed xylenes news and market information products from ICIS
We offer the following regional Xylenes-Mixed xylenes coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Europe Xylenes-Mixed xylenes marketplace.
Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Xylenes-Mixed xylenes
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 Xylenes-Mixed xylenes
Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.
Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.
Updated to Q2 2016
The European mixed xylenes (MX) market saw strong demand initially as the second quarter opened, although a drop in crude oil and gasoline prices brought down spot pricing indications. Premiums over the gasoline number remained firm above $100/tonne in April.
Gasoline prices lost further ground in May, which pulled MX spot levels lower. Demand for export material from other regions also waned, as inventories built up ahead of the summer driving season. This meant there was little appetite for gasoline components from the blending sector.
Limited arbitrage opportunities also saw less export demand. By June, premiums for MX over the gasoline number came down to around $60/tonne. However, some players expect to see a reduction in West African inventories, which could drive more demand for European exports by July.
July could also see more transatlantic demand from the US market. The arbitrage window is currently open albeit slim.
ICIS provides pricing information, news and analysis for all major petrochemical and chemical markets, including Xylenes-Mixed xylenes.
We offer unbiased and independent price reporting, with our price assessments being widely quoted as benchmarks in contracts.
Our information is collected from market participants by our global network of reporters, delivering unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets, including China and Asia.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments, giving you a robust reference for your negotiations.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Xylenes-Mixed xylenes. 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 Xylenes-Mixed xylenes, 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.