ICIS price assessments for plastic commodities are widely used by market players globally in contracts and trade deals. Our reports provide you spot and contract prices for key grades, as well as feedstock prices and trends drawn from our global network of trusted sources.
ICIS offers short-to-long term solutions – from historical and forecast pricing data, news and market analysis, to supply and demand forecasts, ensuring you can evaluate the markets from every angle.
If you are trading, buying or selling plastics resins, ICIS’s reports, news and market intelligence will give you the price data and analysis of price drivers that you need to make confident commercial decisions.
ICIS publishes pricing reports for key plastics commodities and offers timely and in-depth market data, including price assessments, trade activity, feedstock supply and analysis of each region’s current and upcoming export availability.
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Plastics commodities we cover include:
The ICIS pricing intelligence service comes with analytics tools that take away the hassle of developing your own analysis. Quickly assess data such as:
ICIS News brings you breaking chemical news as it happens – including market moves, analysis, data and more. The service is reliable, authoritative and always available when you need it most.
Stay on top of plastics and other related commodities such as feedstock across all regions with ICIS news.
Understand where the market is heading to shape your short-term pricing and negotiation strategies.
Our concise monthly reports include details of prices, margins, capacity, supply and demand for the next 12 months. Available for polypropylene and polyethylene, the reports are quick to read and support fast decision-making.
Choose ICIS price forecast reports for all of the following:
Rolling 12-month view of pricing, including current prices and expected price trends.
Current data on the upstream prices affecting commodity market prices and margins.
Historical and forecast data on supply and demand balances to support your decisions on production plans and operating rates.
Gain a long-term view of the market with ICIS Supply and Demand data (1978-2040)
ICIS Supply and Demand data offers end-to-end perspectives across the global plastics supply chain. Gain quick access to data on import and export volumes, plant capacities, production, trade flows, companies and routes. With historical data from 1978 and forecast available up to 2040, this powerful data and analytics service from ICIS helps senior management, strategists, business planners, analysts and risk managers to:
Working closely with you to understand your strategies, challenges and ambitions, the ICIS consulting team delivers tailored advice and solutions to suit your unique requirements. With many years’ experience of guiding business leadership teams, we show you how market conditions can make a positive or negative impact on your long-term plans.
How we can help:
Training: ICIS polymer training provides market players an overview of the plastics market value chain. Our team of industry experts can help you increase your knowledge of the industry and gain the insight and know-how needed to operate and trade effectively.
Conferences: ICIS hosts regional Polyolefins conferences, bringing key industry experts to deliver a programme that addresses current industry issues.
Plastics resins are the main base of plastics. With different chemicals and through various processes, they are transformed into plastics with diverse characteristics for specific needs – polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is used for making soft drink bottles while polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is used to make thin clear plastic wrap.
There are so many resin types being used to create different forms of plastics. Our coverage includes key commodities, including grades such as HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE.
Crude, naphtha, ethylene, propylene, benzene and toluene
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