Argus assesses a fob east coast Sumatra palm kernel shell (PKS) spot price, for delivery within the next 90 days. Delivery can be on bulk, Handysize or container vessels, with a minimum volume of 8,000t.

Price assessment details

What are the advantages of the Argus palm kernel shells (PKS) price assessment?

Argus is the only provider of weekly price assessments on the spot fob east coast Sumatra PKS price.

Our team of well-trained market reporters follows an established and transparent methodology to provide the market with this regular, reliable price reference.

The assessment is based on a comprehensive market survey of the majority of participants active on the spot market, including Indonesian producers, aggregators, traders and north Asian utilities that use palm kernel shells.

How is this assessment used?

Producers, suppliers, traders and utilities across Indonesia and the surrounding region use the Argus PKS index as a trusted independent reference price in contracts and on the spot market.

How to access this price

The Argus PKS index is published as part of our specialist subscription service, Argus Biomass Markets.

Subscribers can access this price on the Argus Direct interactive platform, have the price delivered via a data feed or Argus Direct for Spreadsheets, receive it via one of our third-party partners or get it direct to their inbox within the daily report.