Author Archives: Sam Weatherlake

About Sam Weatherlake

Senior Editor in ICIS Pricing, based in Sutton.

Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate Methodology – 12 December 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for recycled polyethylene terephthalate (RPET). ICIS quotes RPET prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US Gulf. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Recycled-PET-Methodology-12-December-2017

Polyethylene Terephthalate Methodology – 12 December 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for polyethylene terephthalate (PET). ICIS quotes PET prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the US, Latin America, Middle East and CIS. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Polyethylene-Terephthalate-Methodology-12-December-2017

Fatty Acids Methodology – 12 December 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for fatty acids. ICIS covers fractionated fatty acids in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Fatty-Acids-Methodology-12-December-2017

Purified Terephthalic Acid Methodology – 11 December 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for purified terephthalic acid (PTA). ICIS quotes PTA in Europe, Asia-Pacific (including the Chinese domestic market) and the USA. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see PTA-Methodology-11-December-2017

Polystyrene Asia Margin Report Methodology – 7 December 2017

Methodology

This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Polystyrene Asia Margin Report. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Polystyrene-Asia-Margin-Report-Methodology-7-December-2017

Potash Methodology – 27 November 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for potash. ICIS quotes potash prices weekly in The Market. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Potash-Methodology-27-November-2017

Phosphates Methodology – 27 November 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for phosphates. ICIS quotes phosphates prices weekly in The Market and in ICIS pricing reports in Europe and the US. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please […]

PMMA Consultation Responses 2017

Response Summary

Response and ICIS Decision There was one formal response to the consultation on PMMA. The respondent wanted to see more details in the Asia PMMA report on Asian plants, including a list of producers with locations, production capacity and projects. Also more detail on specific demand sectors with volumes. ICIS will look into these suggestions. […]

Polyvinyl Chloride Consultation Responses 2017

Response Summary

Response and ICIS Decision There was one formal response to the consultation on PVC. The respondent felt that the Europe contract assessment should not be much higher than the spot level, and that the methodology document should have more detail on contributors to the report and the volume of consumers’ transactions. The same respondent wanted […]

Xylenes Methodology – 24 November 2017

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for xylenes. ICIS quotes xylenes prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, China and the US Gulf. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Xylenes-Methodology-24-November-2017