The ICIS Melamine report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • In Asia, spot prices are quoted on a CFR basis for NE Asia and SE Asia, FOB prices are quoted for China
  • In Europe, quarterly contract prices are quoted for liquid on a FD NWE basis. Spot prices are quoted for both liquid and solid on a FD NWE basis
  • Monthly contract prices are quoted for molten grade in the US on a FOB USG basis
  • Use the ICIS report to see what’s driving prices, understand fluctuations, feed into analytical models and confidently negotiate deals

Active Documents

Melamine Methodology Consultation


ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the melamine weekly publications. The consultation asked both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS methodology and questions addressing specific melamine market issues. Click […]

Melamine Consultation Responses

Response Summary

Summary of responses Following the recent announcement that ICIS would be launching a formal methodology consultation process, we have received one confidential response from a key market player. ICIS Decision The sole response does not provide sufficient feedback for ICIS to change its current methodology for deals-based reporting of melamine markets in any of the […]

Melamine Methodology – 22 December 2015


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for melamine. ICIS quotes melamine prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific 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 Melamine Methodology – 22 December 2015

Archived Documents