The Argus China Petroleum service offers in-depth monthly coverage of oil markets in China, the world’s largest net importer of crude.

The service provides a data-rich, web-delivered product boasting over 30 datasets, including unique Argus surveys, as well as daily prices, news and analysis, and fundamental data via the China Oil Workspace. The service also includes regular PDF analysing market developments and summarising key datasets.

Key features


Track your markets, your way

Effortlessly track, compare and set up alerts for your key prices and markets.


Compare key prices and trends

Use powerful customised graphing to directly compare multiple prices.


Quarterly market update

Condensing our latest view of the market into a 20 minute presentation and discussion.


Access to Argus Direct

Receive the latest market reporting quickly and conveniently.


Data and downloads

Examine extensive raw data files, with currency and unit conversions.

Customers that benefit

The Argus China Petroleum service includes a detailed analysis of Chinese government statistics and insights from specialists on the ground. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Refineries and corporate/strategic planning departments

    Are affected by China’s policies and demand growth and will find insight into future trends.

  • Financial institutions

    Can access essential data and in-depth analysis of the Chinese crude market.
  • Analysts, researchers and consultants

    Can obtain hard-to-access data and prices, as well as an interpretation of developments in the Chinese crude market.

Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.