Propylene China prices, markets & analysis

ICIS has a network of locally based market experts to provide the pricing and market information you need to guide your commercial strategies within Chinese propylene markets.

  • Weekly price reports
  • News and market commentary
  • In-depth annual studies
  • Supply and demand data (up to 2030)

Use ICIS information to:

  • Follow price fluctuations and drivers
  • Monitor supply/demand dynamics
  • Negotiate contracts using a direct price reference
  • Input into your own internal analytical models 

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The ICIS weekly China propylene report focuses on developments in Asia’s largest and most influential spot market. What happens in China can impact prices throughout the region


The report contains a CFR China assessment and tracks the key domestic ex-Tank benchmark prices in Shangdong and East China. The assessment for the Chinese market takes into account deals and discussions through the week. Propylene prices in other regions such as northeast and South China are mentioned in the text.


Updated information on the operating rates of propylene facilities in the country, is provided alongside an estimate of the daily traded volumes from producers in Shangdong, the largest spot trading hub in China.


The weekly report also has information on the shutdown-schedule, and production developments at propylene facilities and crackers in China.


Aside from this, the report provides data on the monthly propylene import volume into China and an update of the weekly performance of the key derivative markets ranging from polypropylene to acrylic acid.


ICIS editors in Singapore and Shanghai collaborate, on this report, ensuring a valuable mix of local detail and international context.


This report is part of our extensive coverage of the olefins market in Asia.

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