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 propylene glycol ether demand remains flat

LONDON (ICIS)--European propylene glycol ether supply remains healthy, while demand continues to be flat. Propylene glycol methyl ether (PM) and... Fri, 19 Oct 2018

Borealis to increase polyolefins prices next month

LONDON (ICIS)--Borealis intends to increase prices for its polyolefins in November, according to a company source on Friday. The price increase was... Fri, 19 Oct 2018

News focus: Chemical stock plunge exposes low valuations

The carnage in chemical stocks through 15 October has taken valuations down into the single-digit range on a price-to-earnings (P/E) basis in many... Thu, 18 Oct 2018

Europe October SBR contracts drop on styrene feedstock losses

LONDON (ICIS)--European (styrene butadiene rubber) SBR October contracts decreased, with downward pressure from the double-digit styrene drop seen... Fri, 19 Oct 2018

Falling Chinese consumer confidence hurts auto sales – PPG

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Falling consumer confidence in China is causing automobile sales to drop, the head of US-based paints producer PPG said on... Thu, 18 Oct 2018
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