Margin Analytics

Please note – for current ICIS subscribers, your monthly ICIS Margin Reports have migrated into our new interactive tool: Margin Analytics.

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Be ready to move as fast as your markets with new interactive analytics tools from ICIS

Gain a clearer view of volatile and opaque markets with our new interactive Margin Analytics tool.

  • Compare plant profitability based on different feedstocks, process technologies and regions
  • Identify the scope for prices to go up or down based on the variable margin situation
  • Benchmark variable margins against the competition to inform operating rates and support pricing plans

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See actionable data on variable costs and margins – updated on a weekly basis – to help you to benchmark performance, manage risk and protect your profits in a highly competitive market.

Feel more confident about how far prices could rise or fall to support your decisions and make better deals.
Gain access to:

  • Comparative variable margins based on plant feedstock and location, with breakdown of key variable costs and co-product sales
  • Granular, actionable data and commentaries on market impact updated weekly
  • Robust and transparent methodology

ICIS Margin Analytics covers the following commodities:

  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  • Acrylate Esters
  • Acrylic Acid
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Adipic Acid
  • Benzene
  • Butadiene
  • Caprolactam
  • Caustic soda
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene Dichloride (EDC)
  • Expandable Polystyrene
  • Methanol
  • Monoethylene Glycol
  • Oxo-Alcohols
  • Paraxylene
  • Plasticisers
  • Polyethylene (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE)
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene (HIPS and GPPS)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Propylene (Light Olefins)
  • Purified Terephthalic Acid
  • Styrene
  • Styrene Butadiene Rubber
  • Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM)

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Petrochemical Analytics Tools

Our analytics solutions are used by our customers to shape future strategies, minimise risk and maintain a competitive advantage.

Powered by the latest, verified data on supply and consumption disruptions, margins and netback comparisons in an easy-to-read visual format, our analytics tools, alongside our pricing data, will enable you to spot and validate valuable opportunities in minutes.

Find out more about the tools available and our market coverage