Argus Caspian Markets
The Argus Caspian Markets service includes a weekly report on the crude and oil products markets of the Caspian region and central Asia.
Our publication features price assessments for key crudes and oil products in the region, freight rates and export destinations, as well as news and analysis of crude and oil products markets. The report is available in Russian and English.
The Argus Caspian Markets service uses Argus’ proprietary methodology to calculate comparable market prices for exports of Kazakh crude and oil products.
Motor fuel prices
Price assessments in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, results of exchange trading in Turkmenistan and differentials for cargoes shipped to Georgia and Armenia.
Taxes, excise duties and other charges for fuel shipments to central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Crude prices and exports costs, domestic refined oil product prices, product yields at key refineries, changes in fuel stockpiles at local terminals.
Exports to China
Weekly price assessment for Alashankou Blend crude shipped to China (daf Alashankou).
Access to historical data stretching back to 2008
The weekly PDF report is available in Russian and English languages.
Customers that benefit
Customs authoritiesIn Tajikistan use the information provided in the report to assess customs duties on imports of oil products.
State agenciesIn Turkmenistan use our data to price exports of crude, oil products, LPG and petrochemicals.
Traders, transportation companies, oil producers and refinersUse our price assessment in tolling and procurement contracts.
Marketing experts, consultants and auditorsUse the information contained in the report for reporting, market research and forecasting.
Government in KazakhstanUse this information in the tax calculation formulas used in the Tax Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of KazakhstanUse Argus data for the purposes of enforcing the provisions of the Transfer Pricing Law.
Airport operators across the regionUse this pricing data when supply jet fuel.
Argus Caspian Markets gives you access to daily prices, news and analysis on the crude and oil products markets of the Caspian region and central Asia.