ICIS at Chinaplas 2018

24-27 April 2018 | National Exhibition and Convention Centre, Shanghai

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Meet with ICIS at Chinaplas

Drop by the ICIS exhibition booth W05 in Hall 6.2H, to meet with ICIS experts and discuss polyolefins and rubber prices, trends and outlook, to get deeper and informed insight into buying and selling polymers within and outside of China.

We provide exclusive access to a full suite of the following:

  • Get a free sample pricing report
  • Demo the new ICIS analytics tools – Price Drivers analytics, supply disruption tracker and quarterly supply and demand outlooks
  • Access to a 12-month rolling price forecast for polyolefins
  • And much more…

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Attend our FREE Asian and Chinese Polyolefins Market Outlook Seminars

Date: 26 April 2018
Venue: Room M6-02, Level 8M, Chinaplas Hall

Competition in Asia is set to intensify with new polymer capacities coming on stream in 2018.

ICIS is hosting a free seminar to explain the implications of these new capacities and how market players can now operate in and out of the Asian polyolefins markets, and what to expect for their business for the next few months.

Session 1: An insider’s look into Chinese polyolefins markets and what’s to come

(Conducted in Mandarin)
Time: 1.45 PM-3.15PM

This session delves into the changing trading dynamics shaping the polyolefins market sector and the implications to the domestic Chinese markets. Our market experts will also explore the price changes in alternative scenarios and share their insight on what market players can expect in the coming months.

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Session 1 (in Mandarin): An insider’s look into Chinese polyolefins markets and what’s to come

1:15 pm – Registration

1:45 pm – Changing trade flows, market moves and implications on Chinese polyolefins

  • Domestic polyolefin market: An overview of demand, supply and price drivers
  • The impact of North American PE and PP import/export activities
  • Changes on the local trading dynamics as a result of domestic price fluctuations
  • ICIS’s recommended benchmark price points

Polyolefins market- What to expect for the rest of the year?

  • Key market drivers for Asia polyolefins
  • Market price changes in different scenario
  • The new wave of China crackers changes the S/D balance in the next 3 years
  • Impact of new US PE capacities to Asia trading flow

03:15 pm – Q&A

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Session 2: Asia polyolefins: Road ahead of changing capacities and intensified competition

(Conducted in English)
Time: 3.30PM- 5.00PM

This session examines the current market developments that are influencing price trends for Asia and the Middle East polyolefins and a near-term outlook of where the market is headed for the rest of the year.



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Session 2 (In English): Asia polyolefins: Road ahead of changing capacities and intensified competition

3:00 pm – Registration

3:30 pm – New global capacities- A game changer for Asia polymers?

  • Current market dynamics in key Asia markets covering trade flows, demand-supply fundamentals and review of prices
  • Impact of new supply and capacity waves in H1 2018 from China, India and the US on rest of Asia
  • How Asian polymer players are positioning themselves in the changing environment
  • How Asian polymer players are positioning themselves in the changing environment
  • Middle East polymer pricing trends a s a result of the geopolitical situation, including update on Qatar blockade
  • Implications of new GCC and Iranian capacities on Asia
  • Market outlook in terms of demand and supply in Q3 2018

5:00 pm – Q&A

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Explore our full suite of ICIS plastics pricing and analytics solutions during Chinaplas

Pricing data for Asia and China markets

Support your daily trading activities with unbiased price assessments and commentary on what influences price movements.

  • Import and export spot and contract prices (CFR, FOB, DEL, China domestic prices)
  • Commentary on supply/demand, trading activity and up/downstream markets, as well as changes in government policies
  • Trades, bids, offers and contracts information
  • Plant and production news
  • Supply and demand/ trade flow insight

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NEW: Petrochemicals Analytics Solutions

To complement our existing pricing intelligence, you can now get a 360-degree view of the polyolefins markets with powerful tools and insights to optimise your trades, minimize risk and shape your buying and selling decisions.

  • Live Supply Disruption Tracker – real-time view of global supply, plant outages and start-ups for the next 12 months, plus the impact of these changes on supply volume
  • Price Drivers Analytics – key performance indicators, such as import/export parity, feedstock and downstream spreads, substitution trends and arbitrage/netback data
  • A Quarterly Supply and Demand Outlook – Available for key chemical commodities
  • China Supply-demand data and analytics – data on import export volumes, consumption, plant capacities and product trade flows up to 2040

Request a demo of our Petchem Analytics Solutions


Other essential ICIS services on the polyolefins markets