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IHS Markit has always supported your annual strategic business planning efforts with insights you rely on. Now, our World Analysis service provides market updates throughout the year to support your ongoing buying and selling decisions and to reveal inflection points in your business potential.
Enhancements to the World Analysis service take your quarterly business reviews a step further by providing:
|Supply-demand database||12-month access to the IHS Chemical online supply-demand database, which includes 5-year historical data, current year, 10-year forecast||Updated once per year/Excel format or using data browser via Connect|
|Capacity database||12-month access to the IHS Chemical online capacity database with capacity globally by plant and company location||Updated continuously throughout the year/Excel format or using data browser via Connect|
|World Analysis report||12-month access to the World Analysis study (PDF format) and the Excel file containing regional supply and demand graphs (data-only subscriptions excluded)||Report released once per year/PDF format and Excel files|
|Expert access||Access to IHS Chemical consultants who will provide explanation and basic support in order to understand the analysis||Access included during subscription period|
|NEW Country-level trade grids||Country-to-country trade for the relevant chemical: previous year, current year, 5-year annual forecast, and 10-year regional trade forecast||Updated once per year/Excel format|
|NEW Quarterly updated price, cost and margin forecast||Price, cost and margin data (annual series): 10-year history, current year, 10-year forecast, including base-case assumptions||Updated quarterly/Excel and PPT formats|
|NEW Upside-downside sensitivities||Upside-downside price drivers: qualitative analysis of factors that alter the base-case forecast for price, cost and margin; includes supply-demand balances||Twice per year/PPT format|
|Tableau workbook||Enhanced visualization and delivery of data through Tableau||Updated quarterly for pricing and biannually for supply-demand balances/Tableau workbook|
|IHS Connect||With our online platform IHS Connect, you can:
||Available through subscription period.|
The World Analysis comes in either a full, abbreviated or data-only version depending on the chemical. Product features vary by version. To identify the version type and product features for your specific chemical World Analysis, see the tables below.
|Olefins & Derivatives||Plastics||Aromatics & Fibers||Chlor-Alkali/Vinyls/Inorganics||Syngas Chemicals|
|Butadiene||Expandable Polystyrene (EPS)||Cumene, Phenol & Acetone||MDI||Formaldehyde & Resins|
|Butylenes||Nylon Engineering Resins||Nylon Feedstocks||Soda Ash||Methanol|
|Ethylene Oxide & Ethylene Glycol||Polyethylene||Nylon Fibers||TDI||MTBE|
|Rubber||Toluene & Xylenes|
* 10-year price forecasts not included for Formaldehyde, MTBE, Propylene Oxide
|Enhancements by version type||Trade Grids||Price/Cost/Margin Forecasts||Upside and Downside Sensitivities|
Tier 1 – Full Version
Tier 2 – Abbreviated Version
Tier 3 – Data-Only Version
World Analysis Pricing Scenario: New companion product (additional fee)
What are the chances of oil prices rising above or falling below current forecasts? How will this affect chemical prices and costs? Are you prepared for the future—even if that future looks different than what you anticipated?
To help answer these types of questions, we are offering the IHS Chemical WA-Pricing Scenario Module for World Analysis clients. Developed to be used with our World Analysis offerings, each WA-Pricing Scenario Module extrapolates four alternative oil price forecasts into a static 10-year outlook for prices, margins and costs by region for a specific chemical product, so you can make better long-term decisions.
Learn more about WA – Pricing Scenario Module
View examples of our new service enhancements from our 2017 Paraxylene World Analysis report.
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