The ICIS Propylene Glycol Ethers Report is published weekly in Europe and has been combined into the Glycol Ethers report for Asia and the US

  • European spot prices are quoted on a FD NWE basis for methoxy propanol (PM) and methoxy propanol acetate (PMA)
  • In Asia, PM and PMA are within the gycol ethers report and are quoted for drum volumes on a FOB China and CFR SE Asia basis
  • In the US, PM and PMA are quoted on a monthly contract delivered basis and a spot FOB USG basis
  • Commentary includes scheduled and unscheduled production outages, supply-demand conditions and upstream or downstream influences

Active Documents

Propylene Glycol Ethers 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 propylene glycol ethers weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions […]

Propylene Glycol Ethers Methodology – 8 April 2021


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for propylene glycol ethers. ICIS quotes propylene glycol ether prices in Europe and Asia. (For US coverage, please see also the Glycol Ethers entry.) 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 […]