Oleochemicals are derived from animal or vegetable oils or fats and include fatty acids, fatty alcohols, glycerine and biodiesel.
Surfactants are products which reduce the surface tension between two compounds, and are largely used in soaps and detergents.
If you buy or sell surfactants, oleochemicals or related products, our reports, news and market intelligence will give you the price data and analysis of price drivers that you need to make confident commercial decisions.
We offer short-to-long term solutions – from pricing data, news and market analysis, to supply and demand forecasts, for commodities including; glycerine, sorbitol, fatty acids, fatty alcohols and more, ensuring you can evaluate the markets from every angle.
Surfactants, Oleochemicals commodities we cover include:
The weekly ICIS regional pricing data covers Asia, Europe and US 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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ICIS Supply and Demand data (1978-2040) offers end-to-end perspectives across the global surfactants & oleochemicals 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:
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ICIS covers over 180 commodities, including the surfactants and oleochemicals value chain. Get a complete view of the market by subscribing to pricing intelligence for its feedstocks.
Upstream – biodiesel, fatty acids
Downstream – epichlorohydrin, animal feed, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, personal care and anti-freeze applications
Upstream – vegetable oils, methanol, fatty acids
Downstream – end use applications are as a biofuel, by-product is glycerine
Upstream – crude palm oil, palm kernel oil, raw tallow
Downstream – biodiesel, cosmetics, detergents, lubricants, plasticisers, coatings
Upstream – palm kernel oil, ethylene
Downstream – surfactants, soaps and detergents, cosmetics, wood preservatives, personal care products
Linear alkylbenzene & sulphonate (LAB/LAS)
Downstream – biodegradable detergents, personal care and other cleaners