The Argus International Petrochemical Curves service provides price transparency for companies involved in the evolving chemical markets, as the international community focuses on climate change and reducing carbon emissions. Chemical players are also concerned about high inflation, a recessionary environment and the impact on demand.

Argus forward curves are created from unbiased, industry-specific methodologies with undistorted, fair market values. The Argus International Petrochemical Curves service provides deep market insights and data that will support precision in your risk management and benefit your bottom line. 

Key features

Daily assessments

Daily assessments for 19 chemicals, providing monthly, quarterly and yearly granularity of forward prices.


Key chemical markets

Regional forward price coverage for xylenes, benzene, toluene, methanol and key feedstocks naphtha, propane and ethane.


Time-stamped using the Singapore 16:30, London 16:30, & New York 14:30.

Robust methodology

Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology.

Delivery options

Receive our forward curve data via data feed, third-party channel partners, our client portal, Excel add-in or via email.

Customers that benefit

The Argus International Petrochemical Forward Curves service is essential for anyone with exposure to the petrochemicals market. Below are some examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Risk managers

    Use our forward curves data for unbiased, third-party curve validation against counterparties, internal valuations, and for mark-to-market purposes for daily profit and loss assessments.

  • Traders, market analysts, and trade analysts

    Rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior-day curves daily as a reference when entering the market, the following morning.