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

  • 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
  • The US report includes a monthly contract price and a weekly spot price both on a FOB basis
  • In China, the BTX (Benzene/Toluene/Xylenes) report covers solvent grade spot prices for East China ex-tank

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Xylenes Methodology – 24 November 2017


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. To find out more, please see Xylenes-Methodology-24-November-2017