ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

The ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX) provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

Dating back to January 1993, historical ICIS prices for a basket of 12 essential petrochemical products in the US, western Europe and northeast Asian markets have been weighted by regional nameplate capacity to generate a monthly index value.

Use the IPEX to get an authoritative, independent indicator of average change in world petrochemical prices

ICIS produces four IPEX numbers:

The monthly global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

Published at the beginning of each month, the global IPEX provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time

The monthly Asian ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

Published at the beginning of each month, the Asian IPEX is the Asian component of the global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX), which provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

The monthly European ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX) 

Published at the beginning of each month, the European IPEX is the European component of the global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX), which provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

The monthly US ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

Published at the beginning of each month, the US IPEX is the US component of the global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX), which provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

INSIGHT INTERACTIVE: IPEX data show producers ending 2017 on a high note

09 January 2018 17:36

Petrochemical and polymer players saw a strong end to 2017 with key commodity prices up month to month and year to year, ICIS data showed on Tuesday.