The ICIS Ethyl Benzene report is published weekly in Europe and monthly in the US

  • The report takes both the current spot levels for benzene and styrene into account as well as the monthly ethylene contract price and the Dollar to Euro exchange rate and formulates the cost of ethyl benzene production
  • It allows the player to determine whether the EB route for styrene production is financially viable depending on where prices are for ethylene, benzene and styrene
  • For Europe there is a spot range for FOB NWE prices
  • In the US the spot price is on an FOB USG basis
  • Relevant information from upstream markets, production issues and other regions included in the weekly/monthly commentary

Active Documents

Ethyl Benzene Methodology – 13 June 2023


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for ethyl benzene. ICIS quotes ethyl benzene prices in Europe 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 […]

Ethyl Benzene 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 ethyl benzene weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions […]