Overview

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

We provide a 24-month rolling price forecast and forward-looking analysis of global benzene supply and demand, trade flows and market dynamics. Plus, a once per year 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

Excel data file for benzene can be downloaded via the Argus Direct platform.

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5-year price forecast

Published once per year.

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Energy assumptions, feedstocks and production economics

Updates on base energy costs and likely feedstock, recovery and conversion costs.

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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.

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Derivatives insight

Analysis of benzene, ethylbenzene, cumene, aniline, styrene monomer and cyclohexane.

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Key market sensitivities

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

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Access to specialists

Speak to the experts behind Argus’ forecast services.

Customers that benefit

  • Producers and consumers of benzene 

    Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for commercial discussions, supply and operations planning and short-term commercial tactics. 

 

  • Distributors and traders 

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


 

  • Banks and investors 

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