Paints, coatings and adhesives

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Staying on top of price movements of various binders, solvents and additives is critical especially if you are in the business of manufacturing specialised products. The data can help you optimise your raw material usage and ultimately your profit margins.

ICIS provides a broad coverage of chemicals used in paints, coatings and adhesives, including acetone, vinyl acetate monomer, and more.

ICIS global pricing data, news and analytics enable you to develop a data-driven pricing and procurement strategy. Backed by a global team of editors and consultants, our data, insights, and price and supply demand forecast analysis are verified and accurate, to help you address questions such as:

  • What are the current trading prices of key chemicals?
  • What blends should you adopt to optimise profitability?
  • Are you sourcing your materials at the best price and at the best time?
  • How will the overall trading dynamics affect your materials inventory, usage and pricing scheme?

Short-term price and market outlook:
What are the daily/weekly prices of key chemical raw materials?

ICIS pricing reports provide regional price assessments of key chemicals that are traded regionally and globally. They are published weekly, enabling you to keep track of trading prices, understand price drivers/fluctuations and have a reliable benchmark for contract price settlements.

Report coverage:

  • Spot and contract price assessments
  • Price history
  • Market commentary on trends and developments
  • Transactions reported and confirmed
  • Plant and production news

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What are the forecast prices for benzene in the next 12 months?

ICIS consultants forecast the likely trading prices of benzene in the coming 12 months, based on the supply and demand dynamics and market developments.

Report coverage:

  • Price forecasts: Rolling 12-month view of pricing, including current prices and expected price trends.
  • Raw materials: Current data on upstream feedstock prices affecting commodity market prices and margins.
  • Supply and demand balances: Historical and forecast data on supply and demand balances to support your decisions on production plans and operating rates.

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Will there be supply/demand imbalances over the long run that can push up prices of key chemicals?

ICIS Supply and Demand data enables you to gain a mid- to long-term view of key chemical markets.

It offers a breakdown of:

  • Global/regional import and export volumes
  • Production vs capacity
  • Producing companies by country
  • Trade balances
  • Historical and forecast data (1978-2030)

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Chemical commodities we cover include:

  • Acetone
  • Aliphatic Solvents
  • Aromatics
  • Acrylic acid-Acrylate esters
  • Benzene
  • BTX
  • Epoxy Resins
  • Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
  • Methyl Ethyl Ketone
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Naphtha
  • Phenol
  • Phthalic anhydride
  • Solvents
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Toluene
  • Vinyl acetate monomer
  • Xylenes

And more…

Contact a sales representative to enquire about our full coverage.