Plant cost evaluator

Forecast variable and fixed cost elements at plant level on a global scale

View of production costs for 2,200 producers

A lack of market transparency makes remaining competitive in deals and negotiations a constant challenge for businesses. Updated weekly, plant cost evaluator provides insights into the latest plant cost positions of individual producers for a given commodity and region. Allowing chemicals sellers and buyers to understand relative production costs and the current window for price negotiations, we provide the insights you need to respond quickly to emerging market opportunities. Manage your risk effectively by evaluating the impact of plant disruptions, shutdowns and new capacities at a producer-by-producer level. Increase marginal gains by knowing how to win in the market using the relative cost position of competitors and suppliers.

Informed commercial decisions

Giving short-term insights to support long-term planning, the data in plant cost evaluator includes an accurate view of the production costs for individual chemical plants. This includes breakdowns of fixed and variable costs. Gain a better understanding of changes in supply and demand and subsequent impact on prices. Enabling more effective pricing and benchmarking, we provide the data you need to ensure that you are able to make robust buyer and seller decisions, as well as capitalise on opportunities at every possible chance. Establish a likely window for price negotiations with better insights into price floors and price ceilings. Benchmark the competitive position of various producers, both regionally and globally. Pinpoint the data you need, when you need it with cost breakdowns of individual plants.

Understand your competitive landscape and grow your business

  • Outpace the competition and be first to seize market opportunities using the latest plant data, accompanied by weekly updates.
  • Increase revenue and margins by understanding how to win in the market using the relative cost position of competitors and suppliers.
  • Manage risk effectively by evaluating the impact of plant disruptions, shutdowns and new capacities on a producer-by-producer level.
  • Sellers: Decide where, and at what price, to sell your product to have the competitive advantage. Buyers: Assess the opportunity for price negotiation and the level of risk involved in new contracts.

Why use ICIS plant cost evaluator?

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Now, more than ever, dynamic insights are key to navigating complex, volatile commodity markets. Access to expert insights on the latest industry developments and tracking market changes are vital in making sustainable business decisions.

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