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Global Polyurethane Feedstocks

Gain clarity needed to navigate the changing polyurethane feedstocks market dynamics.

Does your team have the right strategic insight to understand the market impact of polyurethane feedstocks supply volatility and pricing fluctuations?

The IHS Markit Global Polyurethane Feedstocks Market Advisory Service provides accurate price analysis and market intelligence to give a current, independent perspective of polyurethane (PU) feedstock markets (MDI, TDI, propylene oxide and polyether polyols) enabling clients to navigate the market uncertainty ahead.

Polyurethane feedstock markets have experienced two years of supply instability and price volatility. These markets are constantly evolving and are currently shifting to a new phase in the margin/ investment cycle, with uncertainty growing in the coming couple of years.

Understanding the polyurethane market requires detailed knowledge from base chemicals through the polyurethane feedstocks to end use consumers. IHS Markit global experts have extensive experience analyzing these markets.

Products Covered

  • MDI
  • TDI
  • Propylene oxide
  • Polyether polyols


Subscribers to Chemical Market Advisory Service: Global Polyurethane Feedstocks will receive:

Global Monthly Market Report

  • Price analysis & market intelligence
    • Global discovery of the monthly polyurethane feedstock products’ key price indices and on a weekly basis for China
    • A review of the latest newsworthy market developments
  • Strategic insight
    • Detailed cash cost analysis across the polyurethane feedstocks with regional MDI, TDI, propylene oxide and polyether polyol price forecasts based on a cost plus asset return on investment model
    • Feedstock updates: benzene for MDI, toluene for TDI, propylene for propylene oxide
    • Detailed supply information: MDI, TDI, propylene oxide monthly plant-by-plant operating schedules and turnaround schedule review
    • In-depth demand analysis including discussions on the trends in the rigid and flexible foam markets and on end uses sectors like the construction and auto industries
    • Market commentary rationalizing price forecasts and the evolution of supply/demand to provide an in-depth, integrated, strategic perspective
    • Deep analysis of trade data
  • Enterprise wide access and unlimited downloads

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