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

  •  The Asian report gives an overview of the market with CFR China, domestic China and FOB Korea quotes closely followed by market players on a daily and weekly basis.
  • In Europe, spot is assessed on a FOB Rdam basis for the current month and the forward month and also on a CIF Rdam and FCA Rdam basis. Monthly contracts are assessed on a FOB ARA basis for barges.
  • US markets cover monthly contracts and spot for FOB export business.
  • In China, the report covers spot prices for Chinese domestic and import markets, East China ex-tank, South China delivered and CFR China Main Port (CMP).
  • The reports are used to establish pricing terms with suppliers or customers and to plan for the future. It is an important source of information which is very useful for business requirements.

Active Documents

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

Styrene Methodology – 3 January 2024


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for styrene. ICIS quotes styrene prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific 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 more, please […]