Petrochemical commodity pricing intelligence

See price trends at a glance with free ICIS indices

ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

ICIS publishes a series of FREE added-value indices for tracking petrochemical prices over time. Each index is a capacity-weighted measure that provides an authoritative, independent indicator of average price changes. The ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX) tracks prices for 12 key petrochemical.

We publish IPEX for various regions – download the version you’re interested in:

ICIS Polymers Index

Another valuable index we offer for free, the ICIS Polymers Index provides a measure of the average change in domestic polymer prices over time. Prices used in the index are an average of ICIS’s weekly published prices for 5 key polymers. The index dates back to January 2002.

ICIS produces a polymer index for these regions – download your free copy:

Access commodity pricing data from ICIS

ICIS pricing data provides independent and reliable pricing intelligence across the global petrochemical, energy and fertilizer markets. We cover more than 180 commodities in all major trading regions and focus on pricing trends, supply and demand dynamics and analysis of key price drivers.

ICIS price assessments are trusted by market participants around the globe and our prices are frequently used as industry benchmarks.  The information we produce includes:

  • Spot and/or contract price assessments
  • Market commentary and analysis
  • Reported and confirmed transactions
  • Plant and production news
  • Feedstock prices

Use ICIS pricing intelligence to:

  • Understand price fluctuations and the factors impacting them
  • Negotiate contracts more confidently
  • Build robust internal price formulae

Download historical price data

We also offer price history data reaching back more than 20 years for certain commodities. Using the ICIS dashboard service, you can download or export ICIS pricing data in order to build your own models and analyse trends.

INTERACTIVE: Stronger NWE and US prices drive monthly IPEX higher

03 October

Northeast Asia paraxylene prices continued to rise strongly on demand for purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production and regional supply constraints.

Butadiene prices in the region were under pressure on more available capacity and weaker synthetic rubber and ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) markets.

About the IPEX and Index 

The ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

Published at the beginning of each month, the index is derived using ICIS historical prices for 12 key petrochemical products – ethylene, propylene, benzene, toluene, paraxylene (PX), styrene, methanol, butadiene (BD), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polystyrene (PS).

The ICIS Polymer Index

The ICIS Polymers Index tracks prices for polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS) and polyethylene terephthalate.

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