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:
04 January 2019
The fall in oil prices weighed heavily on petrochemical prices for December while the US-China trade dispute impacted markets in China and wider Asia, the latest ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX) data show.