The ICIS Xylenes Report is published weekly in Asia, China and Europe.

  • In Asia, mixed xylenes are quoted for isomer grade on a FOB Korea and CFR NWE Asia basis and solvent grade for FOB Korea, CFR China and CFR SE Asia.
  • In Europe, spot prices are quoted on a FOB Rdam basis.
  • In China, the BTX (Benzene/Toluene/Xylenes) report covers solvent grade spot prices for East China ex-tank.

Active Documents

Xylenes Methodology Consultation 2021


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

Xylenes Methodology – 1 February 2023


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for xylenes. ICIS quotes xylenes 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. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find out […]