The ICIS Weekly Margin – Polyethylene (PE) China 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 PE LDPE (film), PE HDPE (injection), Naphtha, Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Benzene, Toluene, Gasoline and Fuel oil
  • There are short term views and longer range views containing PE 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 China Margin Report Methodology – 30 September 2015


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Weekly Margin – PE China 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 China Margin Report Methodology – 30 […]