The ICIS Weekly Margin – Polyethylene (PE) Europe 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
  • There are 16 ICIS pricing inputs used to generate the full content of the report; these include different grades of PE, Naphtha, Gasoline, Propylene, Ethylene, Butadiene and Benzene
  • The longer range views show spot versus contract margin and a comparative data chart for HDPE and LDPE on alternate weeks
  • 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 Europe Margin Report Methodology – 22 January 2018


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Weekly Margin – PE Europe 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-Europe-Margin-Report-Methodology-22-January-2018