The ICIS Butyl Acetate report is covered weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • Asia covers the main two regional quotes; CFR South East Asia and CFR China main ports
  • In Europe, the report consists of spot prices for butyl acetate and isobutyl acetate and these are quoted on a FD NWE basis
  • The US report lists a monthly contract price, a distributor price for material delivered before discount based on values in the US Northeast and mid-west and a spot export price out of the USG
  • Follow fluctuations and understand factors driving them, input into your own internal analytical models, clarify settlements and contracts and inform negotiations

Active Documents

Butyl Acetate Methodology Consultation 2018


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

Butyl Acetate Consultation Responses 2018

Response Summary

Butyl Acetate Methodology Consultation – Summary of responses Following the announcement that ICIS would be launching a formal methodology consultation process, we have received one formal but anonymised response to consultation GMC 05/18. The main point of the response was that the methodology was suitable, and no amendments were needed. To read the public response, please […]

Butyl Acetate Methodology – 5 March 2018


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for butyl acetate. ICIS quotes butyl acetate 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. To find out more, please see Butyl-Acetate-Methodology-5-March-2018