The ICIS Benzene reports are covered globally in real time, with daily and weekly coverage available from this volatile and dynamic market

  • In Asia, weekly spot prices are covered in Korea, NE Asia and SE Asia and monthly contract prices on a CFR Asia basis
  • In Europe, price quotes are a mixture of spot numbers, so we look at the current month as well as the forward month. We also report the monthly contract price
  • In the US, prices are assessed for monthly contracts and weekly spot prices
  • In China, there are a range of reports, including the weekly BTX report, ICIS Benzene China Monthly and an annual report
  • Our expert reporters in each region speak to a wide cross section of industry sources and provide reliable, unbiased assessements, crucial to decision making

Active Documents

Benzene Methodology Consultation 2022


ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the benzene weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions addressing […]

Benzene Methodology – 30 August 2022


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for benzene. ICIS quotes benzene 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. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find out more, please […]