Overview

Argus Butadiene delivers contracts and spot prices, global industry news and analysis of key economic drivers, in a single service.  

You get weekly price assessments for butadiene, plus short-term fundamentals analysis including plant operating status, trade flows and demand drivers.  

A PDF report is delivered to your inbox each week and you get 24/7 access to a powerful, customizable dashboard displaying prices alongside the latest market news, analysis and commentary. 

Key features

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Global coverage

Global coverage, news and analysis in a single, concise and integrated service.

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Regional prices

Price assessments for butadiene for Asia-Pacific, northwest Europe and the US Gulf coast.

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Feedstocks insight

See how cracker feed slates butadiene and synthetic rubber play a role in your business.

Fundamentals analysis

Plant operating status, trade flows, freight rates, logistics and demand drivers.

Dynamic dashboard

Powerful, real-time visualization tool designed to help you analyse your commodity markets faster.

Access to specialists

Argus’ experienced and respected experts know your markets.

Customers that benefit

  • Argus Butadiene

Argus Butadiene is essential for anyone exposed to BD prices and seeking a perspective on the marketplace. Below are examples of how clients use this service. 

 

  • Producers of butadiene 

Depend on our data and analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, optimization and commercial management strategies. 

 

  • Consumers of butadiene 

Rely on our thorough, impartial reporting to weigh market dynamics during supplier and customer negotiations and plan for what lies ahead. 

 

 

  • Traders, marketers and distributors 

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

 

  • Banks and investors 

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

 

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.