News | March 28, 2014

New Supply And Demand Window Launches On The ICIS Dashboard For Propylene And Polypropylene Europe

London /PRNewswire/ - ICIS has announced the launch of the Supply and Demand Window on the ICIS Dashboard. The Supply and Demand Window is only available for Propylene and Polypropylene Europe and will be extended to other chemical commodities in late April.

Kieran Cosgrove, ICIS Senior Consultant for Global Olefins and Derivatives, says: "The Supply and Demand Window has been developed to provide users with historical and forecast information to help support future investments in the petrochemical market. This is valuable information for buyers of chemical commodities who often have little information on supply and demand, production capacity and trade flows across the geographic regions. The Supply and Demand Window is unique to the market - there is nothing available at the moment that can break down data in such a discrete and cost-effective way. The information covered is over an 11-year time span, 5 years in the past and, more importantly to those looking ahead, 5 years into the future."

The Supply and Demand Window will give users access to information on supply and demand, imports and exports and regional production capacity over a 6-11 year time span. It reveals producers' manufacturing capabilities within and outside geographical regions, and enables buyers to create an informed view of trade patterns to support strategic plans, budgets, forecasts and contract negotiations.

Other chemical commodities will be available on the Supply and Demand Window in late April. For further information please visit http://www.icis.com/supplyanddemandwindow.

About ICIS
ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of Reed Elsevier Plc.

About Reed Business Information
At Reed Business Information we provide information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers.

SOURCE: ICIS

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