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

Active Documents

Oxo-Alcohols Methodology Consultation 2020


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 Oxo-Alcohols weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions addressing […]

Oxo-Alcohols Methodology – 30 May 2022


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 […]