18 month price forecasts
Anticipate future opportunities
Supply, demand & price trends
Commodity markets can be unpredictable, making it hard to plan for the future. Accessing a clear view of prices forecasts and supply and demand trends for the next 18-months is vital to assess where the market is heading, and the impact or opportunity that presents for your business.
With ICIS’ growing portfolio of 18-month price forecasts, you can access a dynamic, trusted forward-look for your chosen chemical commodity. This includes circular plastics such as R-PET (Europe). ICIS price forecasts models are consistent and fully integrated from crude oil, feedstocks to downstream commodities – acknowledging the strong interconnection across chemical value chains.
All key factors through the value chain are included in our forecast methodology. This covers supply, demand, trade flows, production margins, spot price movements, market sentiment, seasonality, inventory levels and feedstocks.
What our customers say
“ICIS Clarity™ is crucial for our decision-making. We use the data and insights to analyse price trends, plan purchases of base oil and other materials, and manage our stocks.”
BMO Capital Markets
“ICIS provides us with reliable market intelligence for acetic acid – something we’ve struggled to find elsewhere. Customer support and training is also excellent, with pro-active outreach and access to product briefings.”
“ICIS is a reliable, trustworthy and independent partner, and its wide coverage of commodities across the globe means we can get all the pricing and analytics services we need from a single source. ICIS has definitely been a very important element in our growth success.”
Why use ICIS price forecasts?
Understand price drivers & fluctuations
Adapt to emerging market volatility
Mitigate risk using our objective analysis
Conduct evidence-based negotiations with suppliers
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.
Want to learn about how we can work together to bring you actionable insight and support your business decisions?