Overview

The Argus Olefins Outlook service gives you a comprehensive global view of the ethylene and propylene industry, including regional dynamics and feedstock insights, in a single report.

You get a 24-month rolling price forecast and forward-looking analysis of global olefins supply and demand, trade flows and market dynamics.

Plus, an annual 5-year price forecast. A PDF report is delivered to your inbox each month and you can download the Excel data file through the Argus Direct® platform.

Key features

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24-month rolling price forecast

Data for olefins can be downloaded via the Argus Direct platform.

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5-year price forecast

Published annually.

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Energy assumptions, feedstocks and production economics

Updates on turnaround schedules, supply disruptions and capacity additions.

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What’s changed summary

Highlighting major developments affecting price forecast updates versus prior month.

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Regional commentaries

Including trade flows and import/export data, freight and supply chain insights.

Derivatives insight

Analysis of ethylene, propylene, PE, PP and PVC markets.

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Key market sensitivities

Review of the bull/bear risks that could affect price forecasts.

Access to specialists

Speak to the experts behind Argus’ forecast services.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Olefins Outlook service is for anyone engaged in the ethylene and propylene markets and seeking insight into the fundamentals driving key trends, including global supply, demand growth, exports, operating rates, etc. Below are examples of how some clients use this service.
  • Producers and consumers of ethylene and propylene

    Rely on our independent analysis and data to help with strategic investments, long-term budget planning and commercial management strategies.
  • Traders and distributors

    Use our regional market, capacity analysis and trade forecasts to review commercial opportunities and diversify their options.
  • Transportation and logistics companies

    Looking for an independent view on market dynamics and geographic implications.
  • Fast moving consumer goods companies

    Wanting to de-risk their business with a better grasp of upcoming market and regulatory trends.
  • Banks and investors 

    Rely on our insight to monitor investments, projects, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, shutdowns, idled plants, and more.