The ICIS Butadiene/Crude C4’s report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • The Asian report publishes spot numbers for NE Asia, SE Asia and Taiwan on a CFR basis
  • The European report publishes prices for the contract market on a FD NWE basis
  • The US report offers an assessment of spot and contract prices that are commonly accepted as a benchmark for the industry
  • A benchmark report for all three regions and used in negotiations and settlements
  • ICIS maintains a network of locally based reporters, providing not just price assessments but market commentary and analysis

Active Documents

Butadiene/C4s Methodology – 2 March 2018


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for butadiene/C4s. ICIS quotes butadiene/C4s 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 Butadiene-Methodology-2-March-2018

Butadiene Methodology Consultation 2020


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