Naphtha Prices, markets & analysis
ICIS has a network of locally based reporters providing coverage of regional Naphtha markets. They provide not just pricing information, but an in-depth understanding of the factors driving prices and market fluctuations.
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US Gulf (USG) naphtha spot prices were volatile during the first quarter of 2014, following the unpredictable USG regular unleaded gasoline market.
USG gasoline spot prices moved erratically as a result of a harsh winter that affected supply and demand in the US Midwest and Northeast.
Naphtha largely followed that trend, as sources said demand during the quarter was thin, although there were some export opportunities sporadically throughout the first quarter.
USG naphtha spot prices fell dramatically at the end of February, as refiners moved into turnaround and maintenance season, as well as began producing summer grades of gasoline.
Sources said naphtha demand looks to rebound in the second quarter as domestic gasoline demand increases for the looming summer driving season.
Updated to mid-April 2014
ICIS provides pricing information, news and analysis for all major petrochemical and chemical markets, including Naphtha.
We offer unbiased and independent price reporting, with our price assessments being widely quoted as benchmarks in contracts.
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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. 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 Naphtha. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
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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.
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