The ICIS Propylene Report is published daily in Asia and weekly in China, Europe and the US

  • In Asia, the market is covered both daily and weekly. The benchmark report tracks the FOB and CFR markets in NE and SE Asia.
  •  In Europe, the monthly contract market is covered on a FD NWE basis. Spot is quoted for both chemical and polymer grade. Prices are covered on an inland basis, on a FD NWE basis and in the deep-sea market on a CIF coastal basis.
  • The US covers monthly contract and spot prices for both chemical and polymer grade and there is an additional spot quote for refinery grade.
  • In China, the report contains a CFR China assessment and tracks the key domestic ex-Tank benchmark prices in Shangdong and East China.
  • ICIS also provides daily real-time price updates through our price alerts and noon snapshots.

Active Documents

Propylene Methodology Consultation 2022


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

Propylene Methodology – 20 March 2024


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for propylene. ICIS quotes propylene prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific (including China) and the US Gulf. 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 […]