Each near-term outlook is produced by a team of consultants and research analysts that combine their deep industry knowledge with Argus’ proprietary databases. With access to current and historical datasets covering market fundamentals, historical prices and other relevant data points, our near-term outlooks give you a comprehensive forward-looking view in a single report.

Published monthly, these outlooks typically include a price forecast for the coming 12-24 months and forward-looking analysis of global supply, demand and trade developments and trends.

Our near-term outlooks are your independent source of forward-looking intelligence to aid planning and decision-making.

Key features


Month-by-month price forecasts

Typically a 12-24 month price forecast is published month by month for all key commodities and regions specific to each outlook.


Regional trade and trend summaries

Region and country-level analysis gives context to the rapidly changing landscapes in each geographic market.


Cover of key fundamentals

A detailed look at short-term supply and demand balances, macroeconomic and financial market developments.


Feedstock analysis

Cover of key fundamentals for feedstock markets that impact the commodity covered in the outlook, giving you the complete picture.


Downloadable datasets

Access to all of the latest data from our client portal in excel format.


Access to analysts

If there is something you do not understand, our experts will help investigate the data and find the answers you need.


Our people are recognised industry experts

Data alone — no matter how accurate — are not sufficient. Our strengths lie with our people, a team that combines extensive experience in strategic consulting with commodity market expertise.

Our people are experts, close to the market and working collaboratively with clients. Dedicated and committed to your needs, we pride ourselves on being accessible, responsive and connected to the markets.

Meet the team

The Argus advantage


Our people

Our dedicated team of industry professionals are close to local markets, so you benefit not only from precise pricing data, but the breadth of market intelligence at their fingertips. Data alone - no matter how accurate - is not sufficient.



The unique market insights that out clients benefit from are founded upon proven methods. Our methodologies for price discovery are transparent and firmly based on rigorous market-appropriate processes.



For over 50 years, clients have benefited from the precise market intelligence delivered by Argus experts working collaboratively across the global commodity markets.