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ICIS Launches Polypropylene (PP) Asia Price Forecast Report

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

ICIS is pleased to announce the release of the Polypropylene (PP) Asia price forecast report - an addition to the growing suite of price forecast reports produced by ICIS Consulting. This report provides extensive analysis of volatile Asian polypropylene markets to help industry players reduce uncertainty regarding future price movements.

John Richardson, ICIS consultant and author of the PP Asia price forecast report says: "PP Markets in Asia have been highly volatile throughout 2012 and 2013 and this is expected to continue. The PP Asia price forecast report is an essential resource for people buying, selling and trading in the PP Asia market. Understanding where the market is heading is crucial to safeguard future commercial and business decisions in the short to mid-term."

John has published an article which looks at some of the major trends that are further examined in the Asian Polypropylene (PP) price forecast report.  More detail about the article, 'Asian Polypropylene Key Trends' can be viewed here.

About ICIS price forecast reports

ICIS introduced price forecast reports to help industry players reduce uncertainty when setting contract prices, importing, budgeting or trading in volatile petrochemical and fertilizer markets. They contain a wealth of information on forecasted prices and raw materials, as well as data on margins, capacity and supply and demand.

Price forecast reports also include a Sentiment Index. The index reflects the views of buyers, sellers and traders in the Asian PP Market and gives insight into the market sentiment for the direction of future prices. It shows whether the market expects prices to be higher or lower next month and in three months' time.  

About ICIS

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of Reed Elsevier Plc.

About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information brings market-leading brands to an audience of millions of decision makers worldwide through its multi-platform media of data services, online lead generation services, community websites, magazines and events. Reed Business Information is part of Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors.

For further information please contact:
Rose Harris, Senior Marketing Executive, ICIS

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