Argus Bitumen Service

The Argus Bitumen service offers comprehensive weekly price assessments for the domestic and export bitumen markets. The assessments cover Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, as well as expert commentary on market movements.

Markets covered:
  • Waterborne Mideast Gulf and Asia-Pacific export prices
  • Delivered cargo prices into key consuming locations in Europe, Africa and Asia
  • Mediterranean, northwest and central European domestic bitumen prices
  • Inland truck export prices into Germany and Romania
  • Waterborne Europe/Africa cargo export price premiums or discounts to high-sulphur fuel oil

Key features:

  • Focused Asia-Pacific section with prices from main Chinese refineries
  • Assessments for central Europe including Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, with domestic and export prices for trucked shipments to importing markets
  • In-depth coverage of central European and Balkan bitumen markets, as well as mature European markets such as the UK and France
  • Dedicated African section focused on sub-Saharan countries, including price quotes for imports into Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Nigeria, as well as exports from Ivory Coast
  • Iranian export sales data for various grades and local Iranian market information
  • Freight movements and vessel information
  • Country-by-country import and export data; available to download
  • Topical, market-moving news with expert commentary
  • Clear and transparent methodology

Free download: Argus Bitumen sample report

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