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Understand paraxylene (PX) price and market conditions, and compete more effectively through in-depth analysis of PX, PTA, DMT and polyester production capacity.

Get insight on the commercial and strategic drivers of paraxylene supply and demand

Understanding the commercial and strategic drivers of PX supply and demand, and recognizing how the ever-changing price and values impact the cost of PX production across the world is crucial to stay competitive.

The Paraxylene & Derivatives Service enables you to understand and take advantage of the market outlook. Examine production costs and profitability, and recognise pricing and demand patterns before your competitors. Build exceptional procurement and trading strategies and test internal views with our proprietary modelling tools.

Features at a glance

Keep up with day-to-day price fluctuations and follow regional trends with our proprietary data, price forecasts and trade information. Choose the reports and services that meet your specific needs.

Quarterly Service

Paraxylene & Derivatives Supply Demand Analytics Service

The service offers long-term supply/demand analysis and support for your strategic planning and long-term business decisions. This premium service combines strategic, detailed, long-term capacity, production, consumption and trade data with price forecasting and support from our consultants through meetings and discussion.

Short-term monthly supply/demand data can also be purchased as an add-on to this service.

PX Asset Cost Tool

This is a unique and proprietary cost tool that allows you to examine production costs and profitability, and recognise pricing and demand patterns so that you can take advantage of the market outlook.

The tool gives you the ability to determine near-term market pricing and inflexion points, as well as perform 'what if' pricing scenarios and dynamics.

  • 12

    month price forecasts

  • 10

    year forecast and historical supply/demand

  • Monthly

    market report

  • Consultant


Monthly Service

Paraxylene & Derivatives Global Monthy Market Overview

This is a full consultancy package focused on short-term market issues. Benefit from detailed and timely analysis of key market sectors, charts and our industry standard Monthly Price Index to help you understand the trends and innovations driving markets.

Weekly Service

Polyester & Raw Materials Americas Weekly Market Overview

Closely following polyester raw material weekly price trends and forecasting the next three months’ market prices, the regional cost reports provide an insightful “leading indicator” of the coming months’ costs using illustrative charts and summary bullet points.

Daily Service

Polyester & Raw Materials Asia Daily Express

The Daily Express report provides today’s Asia and China spot polyester raw material offer and bid prices. Use our easy-to-read graphical format, with headline issues affecting the daily price movement to see today’s prices and one week of history.

Designed to help you:
  • Examine the outlook on production costs and profitability for PX and its key feedstocks
  • Recognise and understand price drivers
  • Understand the supply/demand outlook globally and regionally, by country
  • Identify inter-regional trade patterns and arbitrage opportunities
  • Assess the impact of plant outages, supply restrictions, technology changes and other factors
  • Identify investment opportunities and manage risk in the commodity chemical markets