Americas Chemicals Outlook 2017 Series

Expert commentaries on the likely direction of
key Americas markets in early 2017

As we begin the new financial year, ICIS analyzes the key price and market movements in 2016 and what to expect in 2017.

ICIS has launched a series of short videos and an outlook magazine for America covering key chemicals commodities.

Americas Chemicals Outlook 2017 Magazine

Coming Soon Americas Chemical Outlook 2017Download our exclusive magazine feature for a more detailed and extended market review for key commodity markets, as well as the key developments in 2016 that have impacted the Americas chemicals market, together with commentary on the likely outlook in 2017.

  • Acids
  • Alcohols
  • Aromatics
  • Feedstocks
  • Lubricants
  • Olefins
  • Plastics/Polymers
  • Solvents
  • And so much more....

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Market Outlook Videos


US Benzene Outlook 2017: At highs not seen since 2015, where is benzene headed?


US Polymers Outlook 2017: Will polyethylene and polypropylene again be a divergent tale of two polymers markets?


LatAm Polymers Outlook 2017: What's the state of play in key Latin American countries?


US Ethylene Outlook 2017: Amid firmer prices, what is the supply/demand situation for ethylene as 2017 gets underway?


US Oxo-alcohols Outlook 2017: How is propylene pushing oxo-alcohol prices?


US PET Outlook 2017: What’s on the horizon regarding supply and demand?


US PVC/Caustic Soda Outlook 2017: What are the drivers for demand growth?


LatAm PVC/Caustic Soda Outlook 2017: Are months of market stability about to end?


LatAm PET Outlook 2017: Will demand increase this year?


US Methanol Outlook 2017: Will firmer prices be the norm?


US Acetic Acid/VAM Outlook 2017: How is upstream strength affecting the methanol chain?


US Toluene/Xylenes Outlook 2017: Will the strength in pricing continue?


US Phenol Outlook 2017: How is the phenol/acetone balance shaping up?

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