George West will be attending EPCA in Budapest on Sunday October 2nd and Monday October 3rd to discuss glycol, methanol or solvents markets and answer any questions you might have regarding what Chemical Intelligence does. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting.
Today Chemical Intelligence is pleased to launch its new mobile phone friendly website with improved functionality allowing subscribers to the Glycol and Derivatives Report, The Methanol Report and The Solvents Report password protected access to an archive of past reports, downloadable historical price data, detailed plant information and now a news feed of all alerts posted in chronological order the instant they are emailed to clients. Since 1998 Chemical Intelligence has provided the most insightful market intelligence available on ethylene glycol (MEG), di-ethylene glycol (DEG), tri-ethylene glycol (TEG) and propylene glycol (MPG), methanol and various solvents including acetone, phenol, IPA, MEK, MIBK, toluene and mixed xylenes as well as ARO 100, ARO 150 and mineral spirits available anywhere. We remain the only company focused on the global spot and contract markets and also regional truck and rail car activity within the US and Canada. Please contact us and we will be happy to send you a free recent copy of what we do and answer any questions you might have.
In the last decade a large proportion of small volume sales were tied to contract benchmarks, posted prices or report indexes, although many distributors and resellers reported they expect to reduce their contract commitments and correspondingly increase their spot exposure in the next few years as domestic availability improves and sources of supply diversify. However established indexes will remain the standard way in which buyers and sellers enter into contractual relationships. My goal with this short whitepaper is to examine graphs of price histories compiled by Chemical Intelligence that show the variation between contract price averages, spot barges and select regional spot prices.
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