ICIS Supply and Demand Database

Single searchable source of historical and forecast data on global petrochemical and energy markets


Data on the global petrochemicals supply chain framework at your fingertips – consolidated in a single platform

The ICIS Supply and Demand Database delivers an end-to-end perspective of the global petrochemical markets, covering 160 countries and over 100 products.

It offers multi-field flexible search functionality, in a user-friendly interface, enabling you to quickly access the data you require. Searches may be saved for future reference and supports sorting and exporting of data, creating of graphs, and charting to illustrate findings.

Data includes:

  • Historical and forecast data (1978-2040)
  • Petrochemical trade flows and patterns
  • Import, export and consumption volumes
  • Plant capacity, production and operating status
  • Upcoming plants, including speculative and announced projects
  • Data breakdown by country, region, product or product family
  • Key information on over 12,700 refinery streams, and 11,500 petrochemical plants
  • GDP, population, and consumer price index by country
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Supply / demand balances
Energy feedstocks
Trade flows
Company data

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Key features at a glance
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Key features at a glance

Commodity list at a glance
(Download, PDF)

Commodity list at a glance

Subscribe to ICIS Supply and Demand Database and gain access to:

  • Annual data/statistics on 160 countries and 103 petrochemical products

  • Global trade movements and patterns by county and/or regions

  • Details on global petrochemical plants, refineries, monomer-derivative

  • Supply and demand volume: Import, export, consumption, plant capacity and production

  • Access to the ICIS Consultants

  • Company ownerships

  • Econometrics

How can the ICIS Supply and Demand Database help you?

C-Level / Management

C level management

The ICIS Supply and Demand Database is a valuable tool for your team members involved in commercial strategies, business planning, risk management and SWOT analysis. It provides a sound basis for assumptions and plans, using unbiased data.

In addition, subscription to the ICIS Supply and Demand Database provides access to the ICIS team of industry experts. Our consultants are able to help you navigate through uncertainties, as well as to interpret and contextualise the data to guide you or your senior management with future strategies, commercial expectations, and investments.



Combine the various data aspects to deliver a robust, well-informed analysis to the management on short-to-long term opportunities, as well as risks associated with opportunities or business plans, and propose ways to mitigate them.

Eliminate the painstaking process on having to spend time on looking at various different sources that are not necessarily consistent with each other. All data is downloadable to easily feed into risk analysis and forecast models. Access volumes that are fully reconciled (from demand to supply) and regularly updated, giving you a view of the actual market dynamics and reliable forecast for the next 15 years.

Strategy and Planning / Business Development

Strategy and business planningThis fully supported service enables you to deliver robust and future-proof strategy to management, which considers various aspects – growth potential, risks/threats, competition, new and emerging markets, and local econometrics.

Insights on trade flow, market dynamics and industry players enable you to optimise assets, resources, operations, and company structure. Size up opportunities and risks associated with plans as well as derive well-informed strategy to seize immediate and mid-to-long term opportunities.

Treasury / Finance

financeWith a view of the full petrochemical supply chain and detailed knowledge on seasonality patterns, comparisons can quickly be made between changes in upstream markets and their impact on downstream derivatives – which are the key drivers for the petrochemical prices and overall the company’s potential sales volume, revenue, profits, and cash flow.

Deliver a stress-tested risk management plan to support the mid-to-long term business strategy or to deal with the current scenario.

Why choose ICIS Supply and Demand Database

Reliable data and consistent with the market
A strict methodology is applied to our ICIS Supply and Demand Database Online Data. The data is derived using a ‘bottom-up’ approach that reconciles actual demand from supply, as well as production at a country level with local capacity and net trade. Data consistency is achieved by balancing all aspects – supply, demand, local consumption, import-export, production, plant capacity and operating rate. The data reflects market reality as it considers the current market situation, trading patterns, expected new demand, production, technology developments, and emerging raw materials.

Our experienced consultants review and collate the data and statistics from hundreds of resources. They then apply their industry knowledge and expertise to verify, interpret and validate historical and forecast data against economic indicators, such as GDP and per capita consumption.


30 years of industry expertise that covers over 180 commodity markets in key regions
ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider with more than 30 years’ experience in the petrochemical industry. Our team of consultants are industry experts, each with over 20 years of experience in carrying out detailed investigations in the petrochemical industry. The global team covers over 180 commodity markets and has in-depth knowledge across markets in upstream and downstream sectors in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas.


Access to ICIS team of consultants and industry experts
The ICIS Supply and Demand Database Online provides you access to ICIS team of industry experts who are able to advice on the factors and logic in deriving the forecasted data.
With over 20 years of individual experience, they are able to interpret and contextualise the data to your business and guide you with future strategies, commercial expectations, and investments.


Consolidated information in a user-friendly interface
The full spectrum of industry data (upstream, midstream, downstream) is consolidated in ONE SINGLE database, enabling easy and quick access to information in a single source.
Select from pre-set searches or utilise the multi-field and flexible searches to extract the data you require.


Receive customised training and 24-hour support from our Customer Service team
We understand that our clients have varying needs. We tailor our training so that you can quickly learn how to pull out data that are relevant to your immediate needs. Training is available one-on-one or as a group and can be conducted via webinar or in some cases, on site. Our Customer Service team is available 24 hours to address any technical issues.