ICIS is your one-stop source for polyurethane-related pricing, data and insights.
With the polyurethane (PU) industry under constantly changing market dynamics, having powerful tools and insights to navigate this volatility and spot opportunities has never been more critical. ICIS provides data, tools and insight to meet your diverse needs.
ICIS price assessments for key feedstock commodities across the PU chain are widely used by market players globally in contracts and trade deals. Our reports provide spot and contract prices for key commodities and grades, as well as feedstock prices and trends drawn by our global network of market experts.
Covering diverse commodities in the upstream PU chain like benzene, isocyanates (toluene diisocyanate and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate), polyols, propylene, propylene oxide and toluene, we ensure you can evaluate the market from every angle and can do all of the following:
Whether you are a producer, buyer or trader, ICIS is the leading information provider, giving you a unique combination of analytics tools alongside trusted pricing information to shape future strategies, minimise risk and maintain a competitive advantage.
Key trading prices and activities – Import, export, domestic prices. Offers, bids, transactions for key raw materials in the polyurethane chain – benzene, isocyanates (toluene diisocyanate and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate), polyols, propylene, propylene oxide and toluene
Price alerts and market updates: Shifts in prices, latest news, market developments and changes to regulations and demand trends
Plant data: Production and capacity, plant maintenance and shutdowns
Feedstock: Prices and market updates for feedstock – crude, butanediol (BDO), diethylene glycol (DEG)
Historical prices: Download and/or chart pricing from as far back as the start of ICIS coverage
Weekly market outlook: Overview and outlook for the overall PE market, including a brief commentary on the other regional markets
Supply and demand: Analysis of domestic and international supply and demand
Regional coverage: Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East, US
ICIS publishes weekly pricing reports for key feedstock commodities across the polyurethane chain. We offer timely and in-depth market data, including price assessments, trade activity, feedstock supply and analysis of each region’s current and upcoming export availability.
Due to active benzene and propylene trading in Asia, daily reports are available for our Asian coverage.
Key trading regions/countries:
Polyurethane raw materials we cover include:
Ensuring you gain a 360° view of the market, our pricing intelligence service is supplemented with analytical tools that take away the hassle of developing your own analysis. Quickly assess data such as:
ICIS 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 polyurethane related commodities across all regions with ICIS news.
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 polyurethane 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:
Our Pricing Methodology: ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters worldwide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
Interested to learn more about our methodology and how we derive our prices? Click on any of the links – benzene, isocyanates (toluene diisocyanate and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate), polyols, propylene, propylene oxide and toluene
Our benchmark prices have been trusted by buyers and sellers around the globe for nearly 40 years.
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