ICIS Global Automotive Report

ICIS has launched a Global Automotive report covering the major automotive chemicals markets, auto-industry and macroeconomic trends.

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This must-have monthly report provides a global and regional summary, detailed macroeconomics, information on the ICIS Basket of Petrochemicals (IBAPs) globally and within each region which are updated in every issue.

The report also includes monthly price tables and market summaries of the major petrochemicals used in the automotive industry, all written and compiled by over 30 of our expert editors.

Key highlights from the free sample report include:

  • ICIS analyses Volkswagen emissions scandal impact
  • Global IBAP reaches record low
  • Macroeconomic conditions deteriorate
  • Europe and US auto sales robust
  • Green shoots remain

The March Automotive Report is now available. Key headlines from this issue include:

  • End of ‘SuperCycle’ means auto makers can’t rely on China
  • Global auto petchem raw material costs at record low IBAP shows
  • Uncertainty continues and regional divisions intensify
  • Global outlook for March confused

The Latest Automotive News:

Volkswagen sales collapse in western Europe amid new emissions standard
LONDON (ICIS)–German car major Volkswagen Group said on Friday that its deliveries to customers in western Europe plummeted 41.5% year on year in… Fri, 12 Oct 2018

India’s Sept vehicle output rises 8.0% on year, sales up 3.7%
SINGAPORE (ICIS)–India’s overall vehicle production in September increased 8% year on year to 2. 94m units, based on industry data released on… Fri, 12 Oct 2018

Europe PP buyers target reductions on 2019 pricing contracts
LONDON (ICIS)–Polypropylene (PP) buyers and sellers are discussing annual pricing contracts for 2019, and some buyers are pushing for… Fri, 12 Oct 2018

Asia PBR may extend falls as buyers retreat amid BD plunge
SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Asia’s polybutadiene rubber (PBR) prices may remain under pressure as buyers retreated following heavy losses in feedstock… Fri, 12 Oct 2018

INSIGHT: Chem stock price collapse exposes low valuations, scepticism
NEW YORK (ICIS)–The carnage in chemical stocks has taken valuations down into the single-digit range on a price-to-earnings (P/E) basis in many… Fri, 12 Oct 2018

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Webinar: Recent trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials

In this webinar, Mark Victory, Senior Editor, Manager, ICIS, covers:

  • Recent and future trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials
  • ICIS Basket of Automotive Petrochemicals; its construction, uses and importance, along with recent trends in the basket
  • The difficulties in pricing petrochemical raw material costs for automotives from upstream and feedstock costs
  • Forecasts for supply and demand changes to 2020 and what that will mean for the market,
  • Future trends for the automotive industry itself
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Global Automotive Chemical Outlook 2016

In this whitepaper, we take a look at the major trends expected in 2016 from today’s vantage point for regional petrochemicals macroeconomics, analysing trends in crude oil, gasoline and the PP, isocyanates and PVC markets.




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Whitepaper: The VW Emissions Scandal

The Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal has the potential to reshape the global petrochemical industry in dramatic and far-reaching ways.

ICIS analyses the potential long term threats and opportunities and assesses the size of the impact.



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