Argus Butadiene Analytics is a data-driven evaluation of supply-demand fundamentals forecasts for butadiene markets, published twice a year. 

The service includes a 10-year forecast and five-year history covering balances and capacities, organized by country and region.  

You will receive a PowerPoint PDF report plus the accompanying Excel data files. 

Key features


10-year forecast and a five-year history

Features capacities, supply and demand and trade for leading derivatives, by country and region, published twice a year.


Detailed report

In an easy-to-read PowerPoint format focusing on new plant capacities, growth rates in relevant markets, and global trade flow.


Regional insight

Covering capacities and operating rates based on global trade and economics.


Downloadable datasets

With data on supply, demand, capacities, operating rates and trade balances, by country and region.


Access to specialists

Speak to the experts behind Argus’ long-term analytics forecast services.

Customers that benefit

  • Producers and consumers of butadiene  

    Apply our price assessments within supply contracts directly and 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. 


  • Distributors and traders 

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

  • Banks and investors 

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