The ICIS Weekly Margin – Base Oils North America Variable Margin Analytics is published weekly
- ICIS margins complement ICIS’ highly regarded pricing data and provide a clear indication of the direction of business cash costs and cash margins. This informs market positioning by sellers, buyers and traders.
- The methodology document describes the business model, the margin calculation, and the model yield pattern and calculation.
- It identifies the pricing inputs used to generate the full content of the model output, including both contract and spot prices where they exist for different products within the region.
- It identifies the production processes covered in the region.