The ICIS Plasticizers report is published weekly in Asia and Europe and monthly in the US

  • In Asia, quotes are for China di-isononyl phthalate (DINP)/dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) domestic and import prices (Ex-Tank East China, CFR China), NE Asia DINP FOB export prices, East Asia dioctyl phthalate (DOP) CFR import prices
  • Spot FD NWE price assessments are for DOP, DINP, dipropyl heptyl phthalate (DPHP) and DOTP. Commentary and ad hoc prices for di-isodecyl phthalate (DIDP), dioctyl adipate (DOA) and trioctyl trimellitate (TOTM)
  • In the US, seven grades are quoted on a DEL EOR basis, DOP, DINP, DPHP, DOTP, DOA, TOTM and di-isononyl-cyclohexane dicarboxylate (DINCH)
  • Commentary can include prices for feedstocks, production capacities, market developments and an analysis of the dynamics between the ortho-phthalate and non ortho-phthalate plasticizer markets, including factors such as changes in legislation

Active Documents

Plasticizers Methodology Consultation 2021


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

Plasticizers Methodology – 13 June 2023


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for plasticizers. ICIS quotes plasticizer prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific 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, please […]