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ARGUS Russian Petrochemicals

The Argus Russian Petrochemicals service includes a specialised publication that provides weekly coverage of the markets for MTBE and other high-octane components of motor gasoline in Russia, the former Soviet Union (FSU) and worldwide. Argus assesses prices for the products using its own transparent methodology based on market information.

Key benefits

  • The report contains price assessments for all key high-octane components
  • Global market coverage — Russia, the FSU, Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific
  • Global MTBE prices
  • Russian motor gasoline prices
  • Regularly updated statistical data
  • Exclusive news and commentary

Markets covered

  • MTBE market: Russia, the FSU, Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific
  • Benzene market: Russia and Europe
  • Toluene: Russia

Key features

  • MTBE, toluene and orthoxylene price assessments for the Russian domestic market
  • Global MTBE prices
  • Russian benzene and methanol prices
  • Weekly review of the benzene market in in northwest Europe (NWE)
  • Weekly updated statistics on rail shipments of MTBE, high-octane components, toluene, benzene and xylenes (Russian domestic market, exports and imports)
  • Exclusive news and commentary

Customers that benefit

The Argus Russian Petrochemicals service is for any industry participant that needs up-to-date pricing information and detailed analysis of the Russian market for motor fuel components. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Producers of high-octane gasoline components can get updates on rail shipments of components, market balances, domestic prices and export destinations.
  • Motor gasoline producers and blenders receive up-to-date and timely information on the high-octane components market, turnarounds at production facilities and production data.
  • Importers and exporters of high-octane components and petrochemicals can track imports and exports of fuel components (MTBE, toluene, alkylate and aromatic hydrocarbon blend) and petrochemicals (benzene and xylenes).
  • Transportation and logistics companies receive updates on rail shipments of components and petrochemicals, as well as data on cargoes received at ports for transshipment and in-depth analysis of the markets for motor fuel components and petrochemicals.


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