Argus price assessment for LPG imports to Ukraine
Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane mix (LPG) price assessment
Argus publishes the only available price assessment for LPG delivered at Ukraine’s border with Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, for propane-butane mix in railcars for volumes of 100-1,000t. The assessment is published on a weekly basis and represents deals, bids and offers for loadings 5-30 days forward as assessed by Argus’ team of reporters in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Advantages of the Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane (LPG) mix assessment
Imports to Ukraine’s 1.3mn t/yr LPG market are now entirely through the country’s border with EU countries, as a result of the change in trade flows caused by the Russian invasion. This price is the only reference published by an independent price reporting agency to capture LPG value at this border, which is becoming increasingly important as a destination for LPG originating in other locations in Europe.
The assessment allows users to reference traded prices at the border rather than relying exclusively on other locations as the basis for pricing into Ukraine. The added transparency to the market given by the Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane (LPG) mix assessment offers both buyers and sellers the knowledge that their transactions are priced correctly, and are in line with the broader market.
How is the Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane (LPG) mix assessment used?
The daf western border Ukraine propane-butane mix price assessment is used in term and spot contracts between importers and suppliers for the delivery of LPG to Ukraine.
The price is also used as a reference for suppliers looking to understand the opportunity of delivering LPG to this market and for importers to understand the cost of delivery.
How to access the Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane (LPG) mix assessment
The Argus daf western border Ukraine propane-butane (LPG) mix assessment is published daily in Argus International LPG. This service delivers trusted price assessments alongside insightful market commentary, news and analysis.