Platts Asia Aromatics Outlook

Platts Asia Aromatics Outlook is a monthly analysis examining detailed forecasts up to two years through the end of the next calendar year for key aromatics markets in China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and India. The report tracks critical market events and trends, including changes in monthly prices, supply, demand, and trade flows. This report also includes the Platts Asia Naphtha Outlook for major Asian markets.


  • A view into the value-chain:

    • — Customize and analyze: with excel data downloads you can model data relevant to your business
    • — Spot trends with ease: quickly identify trends and process vast quantities of data
    • — Seize opportunities: stay ahead of your competition, with intelligence to help you understand market activity
    • — Strategize with confidence: develop inherently strong pricing and business strategy by referencing daily and historical spot and contract price assessment
Whether you're a strategic planner, risk manager, research analyst, trader or broker, Platts Asia Aromatics Outlook is a vital tool for anyone working in the polymer markets.


  • — Covers key aromatics markets including China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and India
  • — Aromatics Analyzed: Naphtha, Benzene, Paraxylene, Toluene, Mixed Xylenes, Styrene, and PTA, PET and Polyester.
  • — See spreads and margins across Asian Aromatics to assess impacts on the supply chain
  • — Key downstream demand indicators for the Chinese PET and Polyester industry
  • — Our supply-and-demand history dates back to 2015

    Platts Asia Naphtha Outlook

  • — A monthly report included within Platts Asia Aromatics Outlook
  • — Supply and demand outlooks for naphtha in major Asian markets; Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China and India
  • — Insights on trade flows between Northwest Europe and Asia
  • — Current reforming and aromatics margins
  • — With the data file you will have access to key naphtha, refined product and petrochemical prices