The ICIS Phenol Report is published weekly in Asia, China, Europe and the US

  • The Asian report provides CFR China, SE Asia and India assessments
  • The main European quote is a monthly contract on a FD NWE basis, with spot quotes for FOB Rotterdam T2 export, FD NWE and ex-works Russia in roubles
  • In the US, there is a monthly contract price on a delivered basis and a spot FOB export price
  • China has three quotes; CFR China Main Port, ex-tank East China and ex-tank South China
  • Confirmed deals and buy/sell ideas that support our prices are provided in full in the report
  • This comprehensive benchmark report is widely trusted throughout the phenolic chain

Active Documents

Phenol Methodology Consultation 2023


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

Phenol Methodology – 9 March 2023


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for phenol. ICIS quotes phenol prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, China 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. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find out more, […]