Derivative Trading & Hedging

Manage commodity risks with powerful pricing intelligence and analytics



Maximise profit

Your ability to produce the best outcomes for clients depends on your agile response to market changes. Credible market intelligence is a crucial component of your hedging strategy, informing swaps, futures and options trading decisions.

ICIS’ independent, market-realistic pricing intelligence helps you make faster, more detailed analysis of the petrochemical derivatives market.

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Hedge in confidence

Hedging is key to managing a client’s risk exposure in the energy and petrochemical sectors. You need to guard against the risk of losing trades and keep track of key industry players.

The ICIS industry news coverage provides forward-looking analysis keeping you informed of all relevant sector changes, so you can provide sharper insight and confidence in trade recommendations to clients.

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Better-informed forecasting

It’s not enough to have credible pricing information. For truly confident decision-making, you also need to track and understand market dynamics.

You can download our monthly price forecast up to 18 months ahead, along with regional monthly supply and demand data analysis, to maximise your position for profitable trading.

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Never miss an opportunity

Getting your reports solely from widely available sources means that you miss out on the targeted coverage that puts you ahead of your competitors.

We offer expert, on-the-ground global reporting from established and emerging markets, including China, Mexico and the Balkan countries. Our data easily integrates into your existing system, for maximum utility.

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Supercharge your swaps, futures and options trading strategy with ICIS’ market intelligence and analytics solutions.

Petrochemical Solutions


Our coverage of the petrochemicals and fertilizers markets spans over 100 commodities from feedstock to downstream. This includes naphtha, olefins, aromatics, polymers, solvents and more.


CheckDetailed pricing intelligence and historical data going back 25 years, in compliance with IOSCO PRA principles

CheckAccess to on-demand advisory from a global network of market experts

CheckMonthly price forecasting and market sentiment for key commodities

CheckReal-time news, analysis and insight

CheckSearchable supply and demand balances, including historical and forecast data from 1978 to 2040, utilisation and operations rates

CheckGlobal quarterly supply and demand outlooks across commodities for key value chains and regions
Real-time view of supply disruptions showing the impact of planned and unplanned outages for up to 12 months

CheckAdditional analysis of key market drivers providing data and insight on import/export price parity, arbitrage, substitution trends and more

Energy Solutions


Gain a better understanding of the energy sector with our market intelligence and analytical tools for crude oil, refined oil products, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), power, carbon and more.


CheckTrusted, IOSCO PRA-compliant pricing intelligence, including historical data

CheckExpert news and analysis

CheckTechnical analysis for gas and power

CheckPower and carbon fundamentals data and insight

CheckOutlooks and forecasts

CheckChina market data, analysis and on-demand advisory, covering crude oil, refinery oil products, gas and LNG and trusted by major global financial institutions

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