ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)

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The ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX) provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

Dating back to January 1993, historical ICIS prices for a basket of 12 essential petrochemical products in the US, western Europe and northeast Asian markets have been weighted by regional nameplate capacity to generate a monthly index value.

Use the IPEX to get an authoritative, independent indicator of average change in world petrochemical prices

ICIS produces four IPEX numbers:

INTERACTIVE: Global IPEX down 1.0% in August as US prices tumble

05 September 2019

Sharply lower prices in the US for key petrochemicals such as methanol, toluene, benzene and butadiene helped drive the global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX) down in August.

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