A key commodity for polystyrene manufacture which sees constant demand from packaging and construction

Empowering informed decisions in a changeable market

The multitude of factors which affect styrene markets at a local, regional and global level include upstream activity, particularly in the benzene market, plant operating capacity and status, macroeconomic factors and trends downstream in packaging and production. It’s a lot to keep track of. The slightest shift can prompt a response which affects styrene prices and trade.

Our established team of commodity market experts monitor styrene and it’s interdependent markets closely. We then provide timely updates on changes as they occur. We ensure you have access the latest data, including live updates on plant operating status and news as well as relationships with downstream and derivative markets. That way, you can decide quickly how to make the most of the market opportunities available.




Our complete coverage includes detailed reporting and analysis from the key styrene trading regions – US, Europe, Asia and China. Our locally-based experts report on deals, international trade, production news, supply and demand trends, as well as upstream and downstream developments.

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A detailed report of expected market trends over the next 18 months. Keep up to speed with shifts in the markets, including supply and demand, overall prices, margins and capacity.

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