Argus China Base Oils
We also include valuable price analytics information on base oil premiums to crude and gasoil.
The report, presented in Chinese Mandarin, is an extract from our Argus Base Oils service, a global publication that captures the full spectrum of base oils trade in the international market.
Spot price assessments
Weekly market spot price assessments and analysis for Group I, Group II, and Group III base oils in Asia-Pacific and northeast Asia.
Chinese producers’ posted prices.
Domestic Chinese ex-tank prices for Group I Bright Stock, Group II and Group III base oils.
Asia-Pacific shipping freight rates.
Global capacity data
Global refinery maintenance and new plants in easy-to-read tables.
Key global fundamentals data on base oil supply and demand, imports and exports.
Price are assessed using a transparent market-appropriate methodology.
Customers that benefit
TradersTraders can see an overview of market fundamentals and Chinese producer posted prices and identify market positions.
Base oil producersBase oil producers can enhance production planning through our superior market analysis and price data.
Lubricant business managersLubricant business managers, producers and users can see valuable base oil market assessments broken down to negotiate the most market-appropriate contract price.
This service provides key prices for the northeast Asia base oil market
Key price assessments
Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.
Argus USGC Group I and Group II fob
Independent price assessments capturing the value of group I and II base oils exported from the US Gulf Coast.
Argus Base Oils USGC Group III domestic price
Reliable price assessments for premium-grade base oils sold in the US.
Argus Base Oils Europe Group III (a) and (b) price
The only price assessments in the European market that differentiate Group III base oils with different approvals.
Argus Base Oils Europe Group II fca ARA
The price that captures the latest changes in demand-supply fundamentals.