The ICIS Commodity Swaps – LLDPE Forward Curves are covered daily in Asia.

  • The ICIS forward curve indicates the time value of a commodity at a particular point in time.
  • The LLDPE weekly forward curve is denominated in US dollars on a CFR China (dutiable) basis.
  • The ICIS forward curve provides an independent basis for marked-to-market activities for financial derivatives. It provides an objective basis for discussion of PE swap prices.

Active Documents

LLDPE Forward Curve 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 LLPDE forward curve weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and […]

China LLDPE Forward Curve Methodology – 13 December 2018


The ICIS linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) forward price assessment provides a basis for determining bid and offer prices for forward month contracts. It is based on information gathered in Singapore. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. […]