The ICIS Perchloroethylene Report is published weekly in Europe and the US

  • The European report includes price assessments for the domestic market, recorded on a FD basis, and the export market quoted on a FOB basis
  • The US report covers the spot market on a FOB USG basis
  • To back up these price assessments, the commentary focuses on market drivers, as well as recent and future developments, including supply and demand, trade flows, production at various plants, inventories and market sentiment
  • Information is gathered from a cross section of market players representing all sectors of the market
  • The ICIS report is essential for our customers as it provides them with the detailed information they need to make timely business decisions, while it can also be used as a tool in negotiations

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Perchloroethylene Methodology – June 2013

Methodology

Perchloroethylene is a chlorinated hydrocarbon solvent used mainly in the dry cleaning industry (70-75%). One of its other major uses is as a chemical intermediate (12%), especially as the basic raw material in the manufacture of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) 134a, a popular alternative to chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) refrigerants, but also HFCs 123, 124 and 125. Other uses […]