ICIS Global Automotive Report



ICIS has launched a Global Automotive report covering the major automotive chemicals markets, auto-industry and macroeconomic trends.

This must-have monthly report provides a global and regional summary, detailed macroeconomics, information on the ICIS Basket of Petrochemicals (IBAPs) globally and within each region which are updated in every issue.

The report also includes monthly price tables and market summaries of the major petrochemicals used in the automotive industry, all written and compiled by over 30 of our expert editors.

Key highlights from the free sample report include:

  • ICIS analyses Volkswagen emissions scandal impact
  • Global IBAP reaches record low
  • Macroeconomic conditions deteriorate
  • Europe and US auto sales robust
  • Green shoots remain

The March Automotive Report is now available. Key headlines from this issue include:

  • End of ‘SuperCycle’ means auto makers can’t rely on China
  • Global auto petchem raw material costs at record low IBAP shows
  • Uncertainty continues and regional divisions intensify
  • Global outlook for March confused 
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The Latest Automotive News:

Sluggish demand for SBR in Asia on holiday lull, soft NR price

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--The Asian styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) market remained subdued amid the holiday lull in December, market sources said. Demand... Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Asia NBR may rise further on rising BD costs, strong demand

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Spot acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) prices in Asia look set to rise further on rising cost of feedstock butadiene (BD) costs... Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Europe R-PET flake December initial contracts up, tightness prevails

LONDON (ICIS)--Additional price jumps have been agreed in initial December contracts for Europe recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) flakes... Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Europe post-consumer PET bottles firm in early Dec contracts

LONDON (ICIS)--Firmer pricing has been agreed in early December contracts for both colourless and mixed coloured Europe post-consumer polyethylene... Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Business briefs: Cooper Standard opens Global Technology Centre

Source: Rubber World (Nov 2017 , Vol 257 , Iss No 2 , p 6 and Website: http://www.rubberworld.com ) Cooper Standard has inaugurated a Global... Wed, 01 Nov 2017
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Whitepaper - Automotive 2020 EU car emissions

The 'death of diesel' has once again come into the spotlight and new EU emissions testing regimes make it an unlikely route to achieving 2020/2021 CO2 targets. In this white paper ICIS discusses how and why this will lead to a significant increase in European plastics demand.

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Webinar: Recent trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials

In this webinar, Mark Victory, Senior Editor, Manager, ICIS, covers:

  • Recent and future trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials
  • ICIS Basket of Automotive Petrochemicals; its construction, uses and importance, along with recent trends in the basket
  • The difficulties in pricing petrochemical raw material costs for automotives from upstream and feedstock costs
  • Forecasts for supply and demand changes to 2020 and what that will mean for the market,
  • Future trends for the automotive industry itself
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Global Automotive Chemical Outlook 2016

In this whitepaper, we take a look at the major trends expected in 2016 from today’s vantage point for regional petrochemicals macroeconomics, analysing trends in crude oil, gasoline and the PP, isocyanates and PVC markets.

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Whitepaper: The VW Emissions Scandal

The Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal has the potential to reshape the global petrochemical industry in dramatic and far-reaching ways.

ICIS analyses the potential long term threats and opportunities and assesses the size of the impact.

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