Market Advisory Services
IHS Chemical Market Advisory Services (formerly CMAI Market Advisory Services) provide the most comprehensive analysis and forecasts of the world’s chemical markets.
Through continual and personal contact with key industry sources, IHS Chemical consultants collect and analyse data, which they then translate into valuable insights and forecasting advice for clients. IHS Chemical Market Advisory Services offers product-specific monthly, weekly and daily reports. Combined, these services cover five major chemical groups:
- Aromatics and fibres
- Olefins and derivatives
- Plastics and polymers
- Chlor-alkali and vinyls
- Methanol and others
Depending on content and client needs, the services may also distribute weekly, bi-weekly or monthly reports and/or data supplements. Each of the service reports contain data and analysis covering near-term market fundamentals, including prices, supply and demand, margins and trade. Subscribers to the monthly services also receive online access to our price and economics database, the monthly IHS Chemical Economy & Energy Overview (formerly CMAI Economy & Energy Overview) and access to our service consultants for questions regarding the analysis.
Clients gain unrivalled advantages with IHS Chemicals Market Advisory Services:
- The industry’s sole source for historical and forecast pricing on a global basis, with client access to weekly updated price and cost data
- Market price information based on discussions held by IHS industry experts with key market players
- Comprehensive regional coverage and support in one service provided by IHS consultants based around the globe
- 24/7 access to our online price and economics database (historical and forecast price data updated once a week) and unlimited downloads of market reports
Who uses the service? How?
Producers of basic chemicals and intermediates, plastics and polymers, speciality and renewable chemicals
To inform planning, investment and production decisions
Raw materials and packaging purchasers and manufacturers (converters) or end users buying finished products
To make accurate purchasing decisions
Strategic planners and end users buying finished products
To determine the most cost competitive raw materials
To evaluate chemical companies or specific market segments
Engineering, construction, technology and other service firms
To understand producer costs and needs