The ICIS Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • The Asian report carries two CFR quotes that track import prices of MEK in NE Asia and SE Asia
  • Europe publishes a spot price on a FD NWE basis
  • The US report includes a delivered price and domestic market east of the Rocky Mountains. There are spot prices, for FOB exports and FOB ex-tank sales
  • Market commentary keeps the reader up to date with information on demand and supply, production issues and feedstock movements

Active Documents

MEK 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 MEK weekly publications. The consultation asked both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS methodology and questions addressing specific MEK market issues. Click […]

MEK 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 response from a key market player. To read the anonymised response, please click on the link below. MEK – Response 1 ICIS Decision The sole response does not provide sufficient feedback for ICIS to change […]

Methyl Ethyl Ketone Methodology – 30 November 2015


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for methyl ethyl ketone (MEK). ICIS quotes MEK 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 MEK Methodology – 30 November 2015

Archived Documents