The Argus Global Polyethylene service delivers leading polyethylene contracts and spot benchmarks, global industry news and analysis of key economic drivers, in a single service.  

You get weekly price assessments for polyethylene, plus short-term fundamentals analysis including plant operating status, trade flows and demand drivers.  

A PDF report is delivered to your inbox each week 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.


Regional prices and freight rates

Price assessments and freight rates across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.


Feedstocks insight

Cost and forecast data for crude, naphtha, natural gas liquids and ethylene feedstocks.


Fundamentals analysis

Plant operating status, trade flows, supply and demand drivers, and end use markets.


Dynamic dashboard

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


Access to specialists

Argus’ experienced and respected experts know your markets.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Polyethylene service is essential for anyone exposed to polyethylene prices and seeking a perspective on the marketplace. Below are the examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Polyethylene producers

    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 price data, regional market analysis, and capacity lost analysis to review arbitrage and trade opportunities, and to support price negotiations. 

  • Large convertors

    Use our market data to support contract negotiations, create the next stage of their business plans and gain insights from our coverage
  • Transportation and logistics

    Use our trade flow data and freight rates for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics.
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Original Equipment Manufacturers;

    Use our price data for accurate assessments of the value of plastic resins.;

  • Investment analysts

    Use our price data to model listed companies producing, or with major spend on, polyethylene. Use global market analysis and news to keep abreast of the latest market dynamics.