OPIS PetroChem Wire Benzene-PS Weekly

Benzene Spot Pricing and Market Trends Revealed

Gain greater transparency into benzene spot pricing and related downstream markets.

Understanding the benzene downstream supply chain as a whole is a key to success in any of its markets. Delivered at the end of the week in a three-page report, Benzene-PS Weekly provides a quick-scan summary of domestic and international activity in resin and monomer price movements as well as the economics associated with those commodities, revealing price trends as they emerge.

Commentary highlights key market features, including operations news and buying sentiment, that will drive future pricing.


Key Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive summary of spot price trends, contract news and operations news for aromatics, styrene, polystyrene and more.
  • Know the market direction of spot benzene prices via weekly summaries of trades, best bids and offers.
  • Track US styrene prices, on both a formula and spot market basis.
  • See accurate pricing for commodity grades of PS (General Purpose and High Impact) on a delivered railcar basis.
  • Learn international benzene prices from Europe, Korea and China.
  • View wide spec PS trading, along with the recycled resin supply chain, from scrap to repro, as the industry pursues sustainability goals and buyers seek low-cost alternatives to prime grade resin.
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