The ICIS Butanediol report is covered weekly in Asia and Europe

  • Spot assessments in Asia are on a CFR China main port basis for material traded in bulk and drums and Chinese domestic prices on a delivered basis
  • In Europe, the report contains one quarterly contract quote assessed on a FD NWE basis
  • The market commentary includes information about production issues and feedstock movements
  • Use the reports to follow price drivers and fluctuations, inform your internal market modelling, back up your negotiations and determine settlement and contract terms

Active Documents

Butanediol Methodology – 20 December 2018


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for butanediol. ICIS quotes butanediol prices in Europe/North America and Asia-Pacific. 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, […]