Feedstocks Prices, markets & analysis
ICIS offers trusted and reliable market intelligence for those buying or selling Feedstocks or related products in the global Feedstocks market.
Our reporters across Asia, Europe and the US keep in touch with local markets, bringing you price assessments, in-depth news and analysis which you can rely on to guide you in your commercial decisions.
Feedstocks Overview Transcript
The weekly Atlantic Basin feedstock report provides all the latest market commentary and spot prices for a range of refined products from the US and European perspective.
The European section deals with a range of refined products from light distillates through to heavy distillates. This includes Naphtha, gasoil barges, gasoil cargoes, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas, and vacuum gas oil (VGA).
For each of these markets, I speak to a wide range of contacts including producers, buyers, and brokers. Drawing on this broad base of knowledge enables ICIS to make comprehensive commentary on market events and also form an accurate and balanced view of any activity in the market-- tends which might be occurring. Sometimes contacts might be able to predict where they might thing the market might head.
For all the latest thoughts and opinions on the market and the most recent prices, the feedstocks report will be of benefit to you.
How we can help
Feedstocks news and market information products from ICIS
We offer the following regional Feedstocks analysis and news coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Feedstocks marketplace.
Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Feedstocks
Independent price assessments and market coverage by region
Related products – You might also be interested in the information we publish on these related products
You may also find useful
Price History – More information about the historical price data we publish on Feedstocks
Track historical price data
News & analysis
News & Analysis - News & market analysis specifically relating to Feedstocks
Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.
Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.
Feedstocks: Market overview
US spot natural gas liquids (NGL) prices were mixed going into the new year. US ethane spot prices at the Mont Belvieu hub in Texas reached a six-month high in December, but retreated as demand waned on a cracker outage late in the year. Sources say ethane has followed the rally in natural gas futures early in December.
Ethane rejection has also remained high, with estimates of up to 300,000 bbl/day, sources said. US spot propane prices were actually weaker going into 2014, following crude oil, despite dwindling supplies and increased consumption. Exports also continue to surge, as US propane prices continue to be attractive to overseas markets, especially China. Demand for feedstock naphtha remains sluggish in Europe, amid weak economic growth. Gasoline exports to the US are expected to be low, pulling down blending demand for naphtha along with it. Supply is plentiful and excess volumes are expected to be exported to Asia.
Updated to mid-Jan 2014
News & analysis
Feedstocks news & analysis
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 Feedstocks, 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.