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

  • In Asia, there are spot price assessments for NE Asia, SE Asia, south Asia, all on a CFR basis. China spot prices are also assessed on an FOB basis.
  • In Europe, there are contract prices on a 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 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 vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology […]

Vinyl Acetate Monomer Methodology – 9 March 2023


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. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To […]