The ICIS Oxo Alcohols report is published weekly in Asia, China, Europe and the US

  • CFR East Asia prices are quoted for isobutanol (IBA), 2 ethylhexanol (2-EH) and dioctyl phthalate (DOP), while normal butanol (NBA) is quoted for CFR NE Asia and SE Asia
  • European quotes for NBA, IBA, 2EH, DOP and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) are all quoted on a FD NWE basis
  • In the US, both contract and spot delivered prices are quoted for NBA, IBA, 2EH and DOP, while FOB export prices are quoted for NBA, IBA and 2EH
  • In China, NBA, IBA, 2EH and DOP are assessed in three pricing areas, East China, South China and CFR Chinese Main Port
  • Each report details the different market dynamics, including spot prices, supply and demand changes and feedstock movement

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Oxo-Alcohols Methodology – 4 January 2020


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for oxo-alcohols. ICIS quotes oxo-alcohols prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US. 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 more, please see […]