The Argus PVC and Vinyls service delivers contract and spot benchmarks, global industry news and analysis of key economic drivers, in a single service. 

You get weekly price assessments for global EDC, VCM and PVC, 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

Price assessments for EDC, VCM, PVC and upstream feedstocks across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.


Feedstocks and base chemicals insight

See how oil feedstocks, energy, chlor-alkali and base chemicals like EDC, VCM and PVC play a role in your business.


Fundamentals analysis

Plant operating status, trade flows and demand drivers.


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 PVC and Vinyls service is essential for anyone exposed to EDC, VCM and PVC prices and seeking a perspective on the marketplace. Below are examples of how some clients use this service.
  • EDC, VCM, PVC 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.
  • Large global converters 

    Use Argus pricing data and analysis for construction, automotive and packaging segments. 


  • 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. 

  • Chemical equity analysts 

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