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ICIS offers the thorough pricing information you need to operate with confidence even in volatile market conditions. This includes a monthly methanol forecasting report and reports in the Chinese language. Our insights are provided by our network of locally-based reporters.
Our informed insight offers a combination of news, market intelligence and expertise,
designed to help you gain commodity market advantages.
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.
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.
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.
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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Discover the CO2 emissions across chemical and plastics supply chain with comprehensive and reliable carbon footprint data for chemicals by region, plant and supplier.
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Price & market indicators
In the US, European and Asia markets, price data reflects constant shifts in demand and supply balances. Rising demand for methanol and its derivatives drives growth in the APAC market. China serves as a price guide for the rest of Asia with domestic Chinese futures and Chinese (MTO) as key price influencers.
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