ICIS at GPCA 2013

About ICIS at the 8th Annual GPCA Forum 19-21 November 2013

ICIS showcases its enhanced services at the 8th Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai:

Expanded pricing intelligence to support your contract negotiations

Deeper insights to substantiate your longer-term planning

Latest ICIS news from GPCA


GCC petchem industry transformation key to stay competitive

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) petrochemical industry must continually transform itself to meet the challenges posed by an... Wed, 08 Nov 2017

US petrochemical investment - the long wave

With the first wave of the new US crackers and downstream projects starting up, you might think capital spending (capex) in the US chemical sector... Thu, 12 Oct 2017

News in brief

AMERICAS Celanese completes debottlenecking Celanese has completed debottlenecking projects and product transfers at its engineered materials... Thu, 12 Oct 2017

SABIC stresses commitment to sustainable agriculture through innovative products at GPCA Fertilizer...

Source: Company press release, 28 Sep 2017 , 28 Sep 2017 , Sabic, website: http://www.sabic.com/ SABIC is committed to sustainable agriculture by... Thu, 28 Sep 2017

GPCA to recognise Gulf petchems industry founding figures

LONDON (ICIS)--The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) is to launch a new programme to recognise players that have contributed... Wed, 11 Oct 2017

BASF CEO Kurt Bock seeks gradual transformation for competitiveness

Germany-based BASF aims to constantly transform its portfolio to boost competitiveness and position itself for sustainable long-term growth in an... Thu, 05 Oct 2017


Mixed results for Middle East and Africa producers

Mixed results for Middle East and Africa producers

The Top 10 Middle East regional leaders list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies.

Lower levels of import demand from Asia has pressured Middle East petrochemical producers.

Identify opportunities in the Middle East

Identify opportunities in the Middle East

For a regular source of comprehensive and trusted information on the chemical, energy and fertilizer markets in the Middle East, ICIS is your ideal market intelligence partner. Wherever you are based, and whether you are buying, selling or trading – you can trust ICIS to keep you informed on import/export prices and market dynamics in the Middle East.

Saudi Arabia falls behind despite push for gas

Saudi Arabia falls behind

As excitement builds over the potential for more gas supplies in Saudi Arabia, concern is also growing over the future cost of gas.

Read the insight piece to gain an understanding of what issues Saudi Arabia are facing in areas such as gas availability and upcoming projects.



The monthly ICIS Petrochemical Index (IPEX)



Published at the beginning of each month, the Global IPEX provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time. 

Regional data downloads are available for Asia, Europe and US.

The monthly ICIS Middle East Polymers Index


Middle East Polymers Index

Published each month, the monthly ICIS Middle East Polymers Index provides a measure of the average change in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) polymer prices over time. The index dates back to January 2000. 

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

China has driven growth in the chemical industry since 2008, however this was due to an explosion of credit. Now the country is facing the consequences of its $10 trillion surge and China’s new leaders recognise that an economic revolution is needed to solve this problem.

As part of the ICIS series of free market information, we hosted a webinar on 23 April 2014.  A  recording of the webinar and presentation slides is available for you to download.