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Analyse the commercial and strategic drivers of polyester supply and demand, price forecasts and market trends for polyester markets.

Strengthen your decision making along the entire polyester value chain with strategic data and modelling tools

Consumption of this dynamic and versatile polymer has been growing at extraordinary rates over the past 30 years as technology has developed and it has found a place in so many applications.

Our Polyester and Raw Materials Service strengthens your decision making along the entire polyester value chain, offering you a broader, deeper perspective from feedstocks to end products. Access our independent thinking in our monthly reports, test your theories with our long-term strategic data and modelling tools, and build your commercial plan with integrated analysis, all in the context of our wider chemicals research.

Features at a glance

Monthly Services

The Monthly Report Service is a full consultancy package focussed on short-term market issues. Access detailed analysis of key market sectors, regular and feature charts and our industry-standard Monthly Price Index provide the answers that you need to enhance your awareness of market trends.

Select our monthly report subscription option:

Polyester & Raw Materials Global Monthly Market Overview focuses on the main raw materials, PTA and MEG with summary details of the paraxylene markets.

Weekly Service

Polyester & Raw Materials Weekly Market Overview

Our regional weekly reports provide a brief overview of activity in each of the polyester raw material markets, and near-term price forecasts. Get the latest weekly raw material price trends and forecasting for the cost of polyester for the next three months’ market prices. It also provides an insightful “leading indicator” of the coming months’ costs using illustrative charts and summary bullet points.

The weekly reports are available for three regions: Asia, The Americas and Europe.

Daily Service

Polyester & Raw Materials Asia Daily Express

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

Designed to help you:
  • Examine the outlook on production costs and profitability for polyester and raw materials markets
  • Recognise pricing and demand patterns for both polyester feedstocks and selected end products
  • Understand the supply/demand outlook both globally and regionally by country
  • Identify inter-regional trade patterns and arbitrage opportunities
  • Assess the effects of plant outages, supply restrictions, technology changes and other factors
  • Identify opportunities and manage risk in the commodity chemical markets