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:

Europe PP prices mixed, but little overall movement

LONDON (ICIS)--Polypropylene (PP) monthly prices have been mixed in April, but the overall price move has been limited. Early-month saw some limited... Fri, 20 Apr 2018

Asia SBR may rise on feedstock BD gains, firm demand

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) prices look set to increase on the back of rising feedstock butadiene (BD) cost and... Fri, 20 Apr 2018

News in brief

AMERICAS STRONG Q1 EARNINGS SEASON EXPECTED US chemical companies are expected to average 10.6% year-on-year gains for earnings per share (EPS) in... Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Europe April SAN contracts slide following styrene drop

LONDON (ICIS)--Players in the European styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) market have settled April contracts with decreases of €70-100/tonne compared with... Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Global natural fibre composites market to reach $10.89 bn by 2024. [1 figure in original article]

Source: Company press release, 13 Apr 2018 , 13 Apr 2018 , Website: http://www.specialchem4polymers.com The global natural fibre composites market... Fri, 13 Apr 2018
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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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