Provides a weekly column labeled "CW Price Report" in addition to many articles concerning changes in chemical and plastics pricing. CW is a good source of information on industry events and companies that affect pricing.
(formerly Chemical Marketing Reporter) - Primary source for chemical prices. To access the weekly publication: For the most recent prices, click on the latest year, then click the latest issue (or the issue you need), scroll down to the article "Key Indicators" and open up the article. This publication has major chemicals and plastics prices.
ICIS pricing is an independent price benchmark for the global chemical industry. ICIS covers more than 120 chemical commodities (olefins, aromatics, polymers, solvents, intermediates, etc.). Although the ICIS website has more chemical pricing on a daily basis than does this publication, it is also proprietary.
Measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.