CHEMICALS TRADING AND DISTRIBUTION

ICIS provides reliable data and analytics helping you improve profits from your trades

To optimise trading profits, monitoring supply, demand and price trends is vital.

Backed by a global team of editors and consultants, ICIS pricing data and supply-demand forecasts are verified and reliable, to help you address questions such as:

  • What is the daily trading price of a chemical commodity?
  • Are you buying and selling your materials at the best price and at the best time?
  • What is the price movement of a commodity over a period of time?
  • How can you derive concise forecast prices?
  • What are the production and consumption levels of a key export / import country?

Pricing

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Pricing data :
What are the daily / weekly prices of commodities?

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Commodity Prices Polyethylene Asia Pacific

ICIS provides regional price assessments of all key petrochemical commodities traded regionally and globally.

They are published daily and/or weekly, enabling you to keep track of trading prices, understand price drivers/fluctuations and have a reliable benchmark for contract price settlements.

Report coverage:

  • Daily/weekly and historical spot and contract price assessments
  • Market and price alerts
  • Market commentary on trends and developments,
  • Upstream movements and downstream developments
  • Transactions reported and confirmed
  • Plant and production news

Delivery: Your subscription includes access to the ICIS Dashboard – a proprietary web-based platform which enables you to:

  • Set up windows and customise your view of the pricing data including price range, mid-points, price changes and historical prices
  • Access the pricing data via your mobile device
  • Embed your formula on the dashboard
  • Download price history
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Price forecast analysis:
What are the forecast prices for key commodities such as PE and PP in the next 12 months?

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Polyethylene Asia price forecast report

ICIS consultants forecast the likely trading prices of key raw materials in the coming 12 months based on the supply and demand dynamics and market developments.

Report coverage:

  • Price forecasts: Rolling 12-month view of pricing, including current prices and expected price trends.
  • Raw materials: Current data on the upstream feedstock prices affecting commodity market prices and margins.
  • Supply and demand balances: Historical and forecast data on supply and demand balances to support your decisions on production plans and operating rates.
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Breaking News

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Breaking news:
What are breaking developments that will affect trading prices?

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Latest news

ICIS news editors around the world report breaking news stories that impact chemical markets, influence commodity prices, and affect your trading decisions.

ICIS news brings you all of the following:

  • Real-time news, round the clock - for every key sector of the global chemical industry, allowing you to stay ahead of the competition and make faster, well-informed decisions
  • Reporting on the latest price movements and market trends
  • Analysis articles from experts assessing key trends and offering a deeper market insight
  • Plant and project news - including capacity, outputs and shutdowns
  • A searchable archive of over 900,000 articles from the past 10 years
  • Plus customisable options allowing you to view only the content you want to see
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Supply & Demand Data

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Real-time supply, demand and inventory (China):
What is China’s outlook on production, consumption and inventory levels for a commodity?

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ICIS provides one-month supply and demand forecasts refreshed in real-time in line with actual local inventory and consumption levels.

Coverage includes:

  • Total local inventory – includes local production, unplanned and planned shutdowns, expected supply, shipment arrivals and delays
  • Total local consumption – including the end-users' forecasted production and their volume requirements
  • Alerts on supply interruption from shutdowns or shipping – provides company details, causes and impacts on supply volumes
  • Supply and demand forecast (for the coming month) that aggregates real-time data and instantly shows the balance
  • Downloadable raw data that allows you to integrate this valuable data into your own forecast model
  • Commodities covered: Polypropylene, polyethylene, propylene, styrene
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Long-term supply and demand analysis
Will there be supply/demand imbalances over the long run that can push up key commodity prices?

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Supply and Demand

ICIS Supply and Demand data enables you to gain a mid- to long-term view of the markets.

It offers a breakdown of:

  • Global/regional import and export volumes
  • Production vs capacity
  • Producing companies by country
  • Trade balances
  • Historical and forecast data (1978-2030)
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Access ICIS market intelligence via ICIS Dashboard on your mobile devices and never miss the latest in pricing and market developments.

Set up email alerts and receive breaking news and price changes as they are reported.

Chemical commodities we cover include:

  • ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene)
  • Acrylic Acid
  • Aromatics
  • Base Oils
  • Benzene
  • Butadiene / C4s
  • Caustic Soda
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Isocyanates
  • Methanol
  • Oxo-Alcohols
  • Phenol
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
  • Solvents
  • Styrene
  • Surfactants
  • Toulene

And More…

Contact a sales representative to enquire about our full coverage.