The ICIS Phthalic Anhydride Report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • In Asia spot is quoted on a CFR China Main Port (CMP) and SE Asia basis. The report also keeps track of key supply-demand dynamics in the domestic China market and quotes on important local prices in east and south China on an ex-warehouse basis
  • Europe quotes monthly contract prices and spot prices for both liquid and flake material on a FD NWE basis
  • In the US, monthly contract prices are quoted for molten on a FOB basis and flake on a delivered basis
  • With information in the upstream orthoxylene (OX) market and the downstream oxo-alcohol market, there is a complete view throughout the chain
  • Use the report to understand price drivers and fluctuations, develop internal analytical models and negotiate deals with confidence

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Phthalic Anhydride Methodology – 5 February 2021


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for phthalic anhydride. ICIS quotes phthalic anhydride 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 […]