The ICIS Weekly Margin – Polyethylene (PE) Asia Report is published weekly

  • The report contains the business model, the margin calculation, the difference between integrated and non-integrated and model yield pattern and calculation
  • Pricing inputs used to generate the full content include NE Asia and SE Asia quotes for different PE grades, Propylene, Ethylene, Naphtha, Butadiene and other products
  • There are short term views and longer range views containing PE margins and SE Asia margins versus NE Asia margins
  • The margin reports are designed to complement ICIS’ highly regarded pricing data and provides a clear indication of the direction of business cash costs and cash margins, forming a basis for informed market positioning by sellers, buyers and traders

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Polyethylene Asia Margin Report Methodology – 22 January 2018


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Weekly Margin – PE Asia report. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Polyethylene-Asia-Margin-Report-Methodology-22-January-2018