The ICIS Propylene Oxide (PO) Report is covered weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • Asia covers both contract and spot prices. Quarterly contracts are assessed for domestic markets such as Japan and South Korea. Spot monitors CFR import and delivered domestic prices in the critical China market
  • Europe covers the domestic price and contract business on a FD NWE basis. It also deals with the miscellaneous which is the non-polyol sector, and provides a valuable insight into this generally less tapped-into market
  • US monthly contract prices are published on an FOB basis
  • The PO report provides valuable pricing information, production updates and market information for both buyers and sellers alike

Active Documents

Propylene Oxide Methodology Consultation 2023


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 oxide weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions […]

Propylene Oxide Methodology – 28 September 2023


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for propylene oxide. ICIS quotes propylene oxide prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US. 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 of an archived methodology document, please email To find out more, […]