The ICIS Toluene Report is covered weekly and daily in Asia, China, Europe and the US

  • In Asia, a weekly range and end of week assessment are quoted for seven different areas and trades take place on a FOB Korea and Chinese yuan ex-tank basis daily
  • In Europe, monthly contract prices are quoted FOB NWE and spot is on a FOB Rdam and CIF Med basis
  • The US has two main price quotes; nitration grade toluene and commercial grade toluene, both are quoted on a FOB barges basis
  • The weekly BTX (Benzene/Toluene/Xylenes) China report quotes spot prices for East China ex-tank and for import arrivals and provides the Friday close price assessment
  • Follow real-time alerts through price alert service, daily noon and evening snapshots as well as the weekly reports

Active Documents

Toluene Methodology – 3 July 2017


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for toluene. ICIS quotes toluene prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, 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. To find out more, please see Toluene Methodology – 3 July 2017