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 up marginally in April as aromatics soar, olefins fall

08 May 2019

The Global ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX) rose marginally in April as underlying product price increases and falls were balanced out in a rising crude oil price environment.

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