The ICIS Biodiesel Report is a global report published weekly for Europe, South America, North America and Asia

  • The report includes price quotes for rapeseed methyl ester (RME), soy methyl ester (SME), fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) and palm methyl ester (PME)
  • The spot price assessments are based on FOB NWE, FOB Rotterdam, CIF ARA (Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp) T2, FOB Rosario, FOB Midwest, FD Midwest, FOB USG and FOB SE Asia
  • In addition, it provides key transaction summaries and production news, including plant operating rates, new plant capacities, start-ups, scheduled and unplanned shutdowns
  • Contract prices of feedstocks such as vegetable oil, ICE gasoil and crude glycerine are also included for reference
  • In Europe RME 14214 and RME Renewable Energy Directive (RED) are quoted for spot on a FOB NWE basis
  • Quotes for SME include spot CIF ARA T2, FOB Rosario export and B100 FOB Midwest and USG
  • Quotes for FAME cold filter plugging point (CFPP) levels 0, -5 and -10 as well as FAME Renweable Energy Directive (RED) are all quoted on a FOB Rotterdam basis
  • All the price assessments are generated based on information collected from producers, distributors, traders and end-users, among other sources, collected by locally based editors throughout the week

Active Documents

Biodiesel Methodology Consultation 2024


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 Biodiesel weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions addressing […]

Biodiesel Methodology – 5 March 2024


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for biodiesel. ICIS quotes biodiesel prices in Europe, Asia, the US and Argentina. 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 […]