Nearly every industry relies on chemicals to produce. But chemicals’ profitability is subject to market volatility, regulatory pressures, geopolitical risk, supply-chain disruption and shifting end-user demand.
With over 400 industry experts around the world, we help chemical industry leaders make confident capital investment decisions, develop strategic plans, optimize their product portfolio, innovate successfully and operate safely and sustainably.
Unlock growth opportunities in the shifting Plastics & Polymers Markets
The global chemical industry’s premier source for historical and forecast pricing, IHS Chemical provides regional and global Market Advisory Services that deliver a comprehensive view of world markets for plastics and polymers. Our consultants obtain price information from discussions with key market players and provide weekly or monthly reports depending on the service. You also receive unlimited access to our price and economics database and the IHS Chemical Economy & Energy Overview Market Report -- a monthly issue filled with global economic updates, quarterly regional economic news, and valuable crude oil/natural gas data.
A complement to the near-term focus of our Market Advisory Services, IHS Chemical World Analysis provides a long-term context for understanding today’s highly integrated and rapidly changing chemical markets. Each World Analysis provides a detailed global and regional market outlook for a particular product or product group over a 16-year period (five-year history, base year, ten-year forecast). Clients depend on our expert analysis and forecasts supported by our extensive data collection to assist in their most important planning and investment decisions.