ICIS Introduces the Europe Chemical Market Confidence Index (CMCI)

People are driven by emotions, and markets are driven by people. Understanding the emotions, or confidence, of the market, means that you can understand its likely direction.

The ICIS Europe CMCI, launched in May 2016, aggregates sentiment from hundreds of market players actively involved in buying and selling chemicals across more than 60 different markets. The CMCI gathers sentiment on future conditions, as well as the current situation, compared with the past 12 months to give a complete picture of current market conditions and confidence. The CMCI is published in the fourth full week of each month.


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The latest CMCI News

Confidence among European aromatics players plummets as 2017 begins - CMCI

LONDON (ICIS)--Confidence in the European aromatics chain fell in all but one indicators for January, with the sharpest decrease for future order... Fri, 27 Jan 2017

Long-term confidence falls in packaging industry - CMCI

LONDON (ICIS)--Short-term indicators in the European packaging market were higher whilst long-term confidence dropped, according to ICIS Chemical... Thu, 26 Jan 2017

Europe traders, buyers underline uncertainty in chems industry - CMCI

LONDON (ICIS)--Sentiment among the traders and distributors in the European chemicals market is quite mixed according to data from this month’s ICIS... Thu, 26 Jan 2017

European producers mirror broad chems industry's uncertainty - CMCI

LONDON (ICIS)--Sentiment among producers in the European chemicals industry is quite mixed according to the latest data from ICIS’ Chemical Markets... Thu, 26 Jan 2017

Jan polyolefins CMCI - short term positive, long term negative

LONDON (ICIS)--Short-term indicators for polyolefins are positive in Europe for January whilst future predictions are more negative, according to the... Thu, 26 Jan 2017

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