Explore leading research and analysis on the polyester and raw materials chain.
Consumption of this dynamic and versatile polymer has been growing at extraordinary rates over the past 30 years as technology has developed and it has found a place in so many applications. Our consultants are available worldwide, and our integrated services cover the entire polyester chain from polyester cost, bid prices and market movements.
Our regional weekly reports provide a brief overview of activity in each of the polyester raw material markets, and near-term price forecasts.
Closely following polyester raw material weekly price trends and forecasting the next three months’ market prices, PCI’s regional Weekly Polyester Cost Reports provide an insightful “leading indicator” of the coming months’ costs using illustrative charts and summary bullet points. The weekly reports are available for three regions: Asia, The Americas and Europe.
Select one of our two monthly report subscription options:
- Polyester & Raw Materials; focussing on the main raw materials, PTA and MEG with summary details of the paraxylene markets.
- Polyester & Raw Materials, with full Paraxylene; focussing on the main raw materials, PTA and MEG with a full section concentrating on the global paraxylene market.
The Monthly Report Services are full consultancy packages focussed on short-term market issues. Access detailed analysis of key market sectors, regular and feature charts and PCI’s industry-standard Monthly Price Index provide the answers that you need to enhance your awareness of market trends.
The report includes:
- Monthly Price Page showing contract and spot prices by region
- Detailed regional and country commercial analysis for PTA, DMT, MEG and background paraxylene (or full paraxylene depending on the report choice).
- Summary regional analysis for polyester fibres and PET resin
- Short-term to medium-term regional supply and demand pressures
- Major incidents or factors affecting global or regional production
- Trading activity
- New capacity developments
- Price forecast (12 month) download for PTA and MEG (and Paraxylene with the “full Paraxylene” option)
- Latest trade data for paraxylene, PTA, DMT
- Price History – 3 year price histories for PTA, DMT, MEG, polyesters and related products
- Price Page – customise your own monthly price page to download each month
- Live chart library – cost, pricing and margins for PTA, DMT, MEG and polyester products
- PCI Reports Library – download latest and archived monthly reports
Email Flash Updates – Sent directly by email, the Email Flash covers upstream and downstream products, alerting clients to price movements, settlements, important news and developments affecting the industry
Ongoing Support Our consultants are available to discuss all aspects of the current markets as and when required. The frequency and level of communication is determined by our clients and can include face-to-face meetings and presentations.
Our Polyester & Raw Materials Long Term Supply/Demand Service provides long-term supply/demand analysis and support for your strategic planning and long-term business decisions.
This premium service combines strategic, long-term data with polyester cost, price forecasting and support from our consultants through meetings and discussion.
The service includes:
- 10-year forecast and historical supply/demand, updated quarterly
- Online supply/demand and pricing databases
- 36-month price forecasts, updated monthly
- Consultant support, including meetings
- North America Polyester Landscape Study – coming soon for more information please contact us