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: June IPEX down sharply as markets struggle with weakened demand

03 July 2019

The regional and global ICIS Petrochemical Indexes (IPEXs) were sharply lower in June as markets struggled with weaker end use demand, inventory building in China, and the broader impact of the US-China trade war.

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