The ICIS Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • In Asia, there are four spot price assessments; import prices for NE Asia, SE Asia, south Asia and China main port, all on a CFR basis
  • In Europe, there are contract prices on both a quarterly and monthly basis as well as a spot price, all are quoted on a FD NWE basis
  • In the US there are quarterly contract prices delivered consumer and spot prices on a FOB export basis
  • Commentary includes news on contract talks, spot business, demand issues, as well as any pertinent news on imports, production or feedstocks that could be affecting the market

Active Documents

Vinyl Acetate Monomer Methodology – 3 February 2017


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM). ICIS quotes VAM 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. To find out more, please see Vinyl Acetate Monomer Methodology – 3 […]

Vinyl Acetate Monomer Methodology Consultation 2017


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 vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology […]

Vinyl Acetate Monomer Consultation Responses 2017

Response Summary

General Methodology Consultation – Summary of responses Following the recent announcement that ICIS would be launching a formal methodology consultation process, we have received a number of responses from key market players. To read the anonymised public responses please click on the links below. VAM – Response 1 VAM – Response 2 VAM – Response […]

Archived Documents