The Argus C5 and Hydrocarbon Resins service delivers leading coverage of hydrocarbon resin markets, including monomers, tackifying resins and polymers, with additional analysis of tackifier imports and exports, all in a single service.  

You get monthly price assessments for isoprene, DCPD and hydrocarbon resins, plus short-term fundamentals analysis including plant operating status, trade flows and supply/demand drivers.  

A PDF report is delivered to your inbox each month and you get 24/7 access to a powerful, customizable dashboard displaying prices alongside the latest market news, analysis and commentary. 

Key features


Global service

Global coverage, news and analysis in a single, concise and integrated service.


Price assessments and forecasts

Price assessments for isoprene, DCPD and hydrocarbon resins based on a clear and transparent methodology. Price forecasts for isoprene and DCPD are also included.


Feedstocks and related markets

See how olefins feedstocks and related products impact the C5 and hydrocarbon resins markets.


Fundamentals analysis

Plant operating status, trade flows and supply/demand drivers.


Dynamic dashboard

Powerful, real-time visualization tool designed to help you analyse your commodity markets faster.


Access to specialists

Responsive, experienced experts dedicated to your needs and remain close to your markets.

Customers that benefit

The Argus C5 and Hydrocarbon service is essential for any participants in the C5 monomers, hydrocarbon resins and hot melt adhesive industries who are seeking a perspective on the marketplace. Below are the examples of how some clients use this service:
  • C5 and hydrocarbon resin producers and consumers 

    Use our price assessments to support contract negotiations; use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies. 


  • Traders and distributors 

    Use our global data and regional market analysis to support commercial market activities. 


  • Chemical equity analysts 

    Use our global market analysis and news to keep abreast of the latest market dynamics and assist with strategic decision making.