Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Supporting automotive manufacturers worldwide

Stay on top of supply and demand sensitivities

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene markets are hyper-sensitive to trends in demand in automotive as well as multiple consumer goods sectors. Consequently, plant outages and disruption in raw material supply have a big impact on market movements and prices. With such high levels of volatility in play, ABS market participants need constant access to the most up-to-date news, prices, analytics and market activity. Confident and responsive decisions can only be made when you are on top of all of the rapidly changing supply and demand factors driving movements. Comprehensive market intelligence and forecasts can enable you to make profitable decisions.

Constantly tracking market activity through our established international network of ABS market experts based in key trading hubs around the globe means our data and insight is relied on by buyers, sellers and traders of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene the world over. We work around the clock to keep today’s decision-makers informed of exactly what’s happening, as it happens.




Our ABS market intelligence spans Europe, Asia and the US. They cover domestic and spot prices, supply and demand, feedstock costs, production activity, up and downstream views plus outlook. We empower you with fast, accurate reporting so you can respond immediately.

ICIS Insight

Our informed insight offers a combination of news, market intelligence and expertise,
designed to help you gain commodity market advantages.

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Our analytics can help you to shape future strategies, minimise risk and maintain a
competitive advantage within commodity markets.


By combining the expertise of ICIS and CDI, our specialist insights can help you make
informed business decisions, ensuring a more sustainable future for your business and customers.


ICIS S&D outlooks provide fast and informative insights across all commodity markets, helping you to make informed business decisions from an easily accessible source.

Price drivers

Gain context and resources in line with ICIS Price Assessments. Our easy to navigate analytics offer market trend and business opportunity insights through expert data analysis.

Live disruptions tracker

A dynamic insight into the global disruptions impacting commodities. Continuously updated by market experts in key global regions, react quicker and with complete confidence.

Margin analytics

A detailed overview of how commodity markets are moving, enabling you to react quickly. Compare profitability based on feedstocks, technologies and regions to benchmark margins.

Price forecasts

Keep up to date on commodity trends with insights from market experts. Including supply and demand, prices, margins and capacity for the next year, presented in a 18 month rolling view.

ICIS Cost Curves

Forecast variable and fixed cost elements at plant level on a global scale. See the current regional price, the calculated price floor and ceiling to help your business progress.

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