ICIS analysis services

Use our analysis services to support business growth and maximise profitability

ICIS experts around the globe provide detailed analysis of the chemical, energy and fertilizer markets, giving you the detail behind the prices and the opportunity to build robust plans for your business. Our expert insight delivers the information and data you need to understand short, mid- and long-term trends as well as informed commentary and analysis on the market outlook – all of which enables you to plan for the future with confidence.

ICIS analysis services help you to make profitable short- and mid-term decisions


Pricing margin reports

ICIS weekly margin reports deliver the detail you need to understand how production costs and prices are affecting margins, enabling you to judge the likely impact on your business and optimise your upstream and downstream business decisions.


Price forecast reports

Produced by the ICIS Consulting team, these reports give a robust rolling 12-month price forecast, trade balances and in-depth analysis into where markets are heading – providing a valuable tool to support your short- to medium-term plans.


ICIS Chemical Business magazine

If you want to keep updated on the factors driving price movements in the global chemical markets, ICIS Chemical Business provides a summary of the information you need to support your business decisions. Every week, our global team of experts digests and summarises the key issues and their potential impact on the market – all in one magazine.

ICIS detailed data and analysis supports your long-term plans and investment strategies

Global market reports and annual studies

ICIS publishes global annual studies, as well as dedicated reports on domestic China markets which will help you navigate the complex petrochemical, oil and gas industries in the medium-to-long term. They provide expert analysis and forecast data on supply, demand, production and capacity for specific markets.

Supply and demand database

An expert view of supply and demand comprising four fully-reconciled databases, giving you access to extensive data for more than 100 markets. Information is included on global and regional trade flows, production, capacity and sources of demand in the short-, medium- and long-term. Data can be downloaded, customised and queried to support your planning requirements and your strategic decisions.

What our customers say about ICIS analysis


“I have to look at long term and short term supply and demand information. We have to have an eye on the immediate future in order to place ourselves strategically.” Purchasing Manager


“ICIS pricing Polyethylene Margin report provides concise commentary and useful data tables and charts, giving a clear indication of what's happening in the polymers market. The precise and regularly updated measurement of producer cash costs and cash margins allow us to track the market movements and is useful in our negotiations with suppliers..” Global Procurement Director


“I very much appreciate ICIS Chemical Business – it brings in-depth analysis of important issues in the chemical markets. In today's world, we all drown in information but find it hard to get the right facts and the complete picture. Your publication and website are very helpful to managers at all levels in the chemical industry.” ICB Subscriber