The ICIS Margin – Polystyrene (PS) Asia Report is published monthly

  • 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
  • The report contains the business model, the margin calculation, the difference between integrated and non-integrated and model yield pattern and calculation
  • The report provides longer range views for NE Asia and SE Asia margins on alternate months, detailing SE Asia margin versus NE Asia margin (integrated) and SE Asia margin versus NE Asia margin (standalone)

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Polystyrene Asia Margin Report Methodology – 22 January 2018


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Polystyrene Asia Margin 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 Polystyrene-Asia-Margin-Report-Methodology-22-January-2018