The ICIS Ethylene Glycol report is published weekly in Asia, Europe, US and China

  • In Asia, monoethylene glycol (MEG) is reported real-time daily and weekly. Spot prices are for China’s import and domestic market as well as information on monthly contract settlements in China
  • In Europe, this industry benchmark report covers the monthly contract assessement is on a FD NWE basis, while spot quotes are CIF NWE and FCA NWE
  • The US report covers monthly contract prices for industrial and fibre grade ethylene glycol, and diethylene as well as spot barge prices for anti-freeze grade material
  • In China, the key price quotes are domestic CFR China main port (CMP) and ex-tank China

Active Documents

Ethylene Glycol Methodology Consultation 2022


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

Ethylene Glycol Methodology – 31 May 2024


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for ethylene glycol. ICIS quotes ethylene glycol 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. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find […]