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The focus is hit from inside and outside crude oil to the spot market of each oil kind for the petroleum product, and a supply-demand picture, detailed dealings, and pledge information, etc. are delivered. In the member readership, a corporate number is 2,000 companies in total by 30 countries or more in the inside and outside.

[Daily] Bunker (Japanese)

This daily report covers bunker oil prices and spot trades at 32 major ports around the world. It contains price assessments of marine fuel oil 180CST, 280CST, 380CST, as well as marine diesel and gasoil. RIM’s price assessments are used as a reference by many oil and shipping companies, notably in Japan, Korea and Singapore, for their transactions.
Main contents
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on 9 major ports in the U.S.
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on 3 ports in China including Dalian and Shanghai
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on another 20 ports around the world including Fujairah in the UAE and Rotterdam in Europe.
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Bunker (English)

This daily report covers bunker oil prices and spot trades at 32 major ports around the world. It contains price assessments of marine fuel oil 180CST, 280CST, 380CST, as well as marine diesel and gasoil. RIM’s price assessments are used as a reference by many oil and shipping companies, notably in Japan, Korea and Singapore, for their transactions.
Main contents
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on 9 major ports in the U.S.
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on 3 ports in China including Dalian and Shanghai
  • Bunker price assessment and commentary on another 20 ports around the world including Fujairah in the UAE and Rotterdam in Europe.
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Crude/Condensate (Japanese)

This daily report covers crude oil prices as well as demand/supply and trading activities in wide geographical areas including Middle East, Asia, Russia, Africa, Mediterranean Sea and South America. Furthermore, the report elaborates on condensate prices and supply/demand fundamentals, together with procurements by key petrochemical firms, at a time when its demand is expected to grow fast in Asia. Meanwhile, the report focuses on how the global oil market is impacted by a looming presence of US-produced “shale oil”. In addition to detailed information on price movements of US WTI and North Sea Brent crudes, the report includes movements in paper swaps markets. RIM’s price assessments are used by various Asian countries, mainly Indonesia and Malaysia, as a basis for determining their official selling prices (OSPs).
Main contents
  • Price assessments on Middle Eastern crude oil and condensate
  • Detailed information in NYMEX WTI and ICE Brent crude trading
  • Price assessments and commentary on regional crude oil and condensate, including Indonesian, Vietnamese and Australian grades
  • Paper swap assessment and commentary
  • Price assessments and commentary on crude oil and condensate outside Asian regions such as North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Russia, Africa like Sudan, Nigeria and Angola, South America
  • Crude oil index used as a benchmark when China reviews domestic retail prices for refined products
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Crude/Condensate (English)

This daily report covers crude oil prices as well as demand/supply and trading activities in wide geographical areas including Middle East, Asia, Russia, Africa, Mediterranean Sea and South America. Furthermore, the report elaborates on condensate prices and supply/demand fundamentals, together with procurements by key petrochemical firms, at a time when its demand is expected to grow fast in Asia. Meanwhile, the report focuses on how the global oil market is impacted by a looming presence of US-produced “shale oil”. In addition to detailed information on price movements of US WTI and North Sea Brent crudes, the report includes movements in paper swaps markets. RIM’s price assessments are used by various Asian countries, mainly Indonesia and Malaysia, as a basis for determining their official selling prices (OSPs).
Main contents
  • ● Price assessments on Middle Eastern crude oil and condensate
  • ● Detailed information in NYMEX WTI and ICE Brent crude trading
  • ● Price assessments and commentary on regional crude oil and condensate, including Indonesian, Vietnamese and Australian grades
  • ● Paper swap assessment and commentary
  • ● Price assessments and commentary on crude oil and condensate outside Asian regions such as North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Russia, Africa like Sudan, Nigeria and Angola, South America
  • ● Crude oil index used as a benchmark when China reviews domestic retail prices for refined products
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Asia-products(Japanese)

The report carries daily price movements of oil products in Northeast Asia, mainly Japan, South Korea and China, and Southeast Asia, as well as supply-demand conditions. Moreover, we analyze the impact on Asia of exports of exports to Europe and the US and carry in the report both CFR Japan-based import prices and FOB Japan-based export prices for oil products as well as their supply-demand condition. Indonesia’s state-run oil company Pertamina watches our assessment of LSWR from Indonesia to calculate the Pertamina Pricing Formula(PPF).
Main contents
  • Assessments and comments of FOB South Korea, Taiwan and the Middle East-based products
  • Assessments of crack spreads in Singapore
  • Assessments of CFR China-based gasoil and fuel oil
  • Assessments and comments on LSWR from Indonesia
  • Assessments of CFR Jappan-based MR-size cargoes
  • Assessments and comments of FOB Japan-based products
  • Import/export results by the Customs General Administration of China on gasoline and naphtha for export and naphtha, jet fuel, gasoil and fuel oil for import
  • Refinery operations in South Korea, Taiwan Singapore and China
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Products (English)

This daily report covers petroleum products prices, supply/demand and trading activities in the Japanese domestic barge market and in Asia. It features price assessments of the barge markets in the Japan Products Report and everything in the Asian Products Report. Please refer to these reports for details on contents.
Main contents
  • Price assessment of CFR and FOB Japan for MR size cargoes
  • Price assessment of FOB Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Arabian Gulf cargoes
  • Price assessment of FOB Indonesia mixed/cracked LSWR cargoes
  • Price assessment of Singapore paper swaps/crack margins
  • Price assessment of SR clean tanker freight rates
  • Price assessment of CFR China cargoes
  • Asia bunker prices
  • Details of Asia products market
  • Price assessment of Japan domestic waterborne spot market
  • Price assessment of Japan product paper swaps
  • Tokyo Commodities Exchange(TOCOM)
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] LPG (Japanese)

This daily report covers LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) prices, supply/demand and trading activities in Asia, including Japan, China, Thailand and the Middle East, as well as in Europe. It also comprises the domestic markets in Japan and China. It features price assessments and detailed trading activities in the CFR Far East market for refrigerated cargoes and in markets in China, Thailand and Vietnam for pressurized cargoes. RIM’s price assessments are used as an index by gas producers and Far East importers to determine their export and import costs.
Main contents
  • Price assessment and commentary on the FOB Middle East market
  • Price assessment and commentary on the CFR Japan and CFR China refrigerated cargo market
  • Price assessment and commentary on the pressurized cargo markets in China, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Details of the Chinese domestic market
  • Details of the Japanese domestic market
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] LPG (English)

This daily report covers LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) prices, supply/demand and trading activities in Asia, including Japan, China, Thailand and the Middle East, as well as in Europe. It also comprises the domestic markets in Japan and China. It features price assessments and detailed trading activities in the CFR Far East market for refrigerated cargoes and in markets in China, Thailand and Vietnam for pressurized cargoes. RIM’s price assessments are used as an index by gas producers and Far East importers to determine their export and import costs.
Main contents
  • Price assessment and commentary on the FOB Middle East market
  • Price assessment and commentary on the CFR Japan and CFR China refrigerated cargo market
  • Price assessment and commentary on the pressurized cargo markets in China, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Details of the Chinese domestic market
  • Details of the Japanese domestic market
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Lorry Rack (Japanese)

This daily report covers prices, supply/demand and trading activities of products from refineries and oil terminals in Japan lifted by trucks. It assesses prices in 10 areas in Japan, including major areas in Keihin such as Tokyo, Chiba, Yokohama as well as Chukyo and Hanshin, Hokkaido, Sendai, Fukuoka and Shikoku. It also contains price assessment of the wholesale market to service stations and the fuel market to end-users.
Main contents
  • Price assessment and commentary on markets in Hokkaido, Sendai, Shiogama, Chiba, Tokyo, Saitama,Kawasaki, Yokohama, Chukyo, Hanshin, Shikoku and Fukuoka
  • Barge/truck price composite of refineries in Tokyo Bay
  • Summary of WTI crude market and petroleum product import activities
  • Details on activities in the Tokyo Commodities Exchange(TOCOM)
Subscription fees

US$1,740/annually

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[Daily] Japan Products (Japanese)

This daily report covers petroleum products prices and supply/demand in the Japanese domestic market. It features price assessment of the barge markets for petroleum products ranging from gasoline to fuel oil in the Keihin/Chiba area and the Hanshin/Setouchi area. Lt also includes bunker oil price assessments in markets in Singapore, Japan, and Korea as well as price assessments of various petroleum products on a CFR Japan and FOB Japan basis as of evening time in Japan. The ”RIM Price” is highly regarded as an index used in trades among oil companies in Japan.
Main contents
  • Price assessment of Japan products paper swap
  • Details on buying activities by refiners
  • Price assessment of CFR Japan market for MR size cargoes
  • Price assessment of FOB Japan market
  • PriceassessmentandcommentaryonbunkeroilmarketsinJapan,Korea,Singapore
  • Details on Japan Oil Exchange(JOX)
  • Details on Tokyo Commodities Exchange(TOCOM)
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Petrochemicals (Japanese)

The daily report covers market information for petrochemical products and derivatives in North Asia such as Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan as well as Southeast Asia like Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. It also carries market news for raw materials for olefins, aromatics news such as benzene and toluene and information on these deals. It also carries the product markets in China.
Main contents
Market trends and assessments for BTX (benzene, toluene and xylene)
Market trends and assessments for olefins (ethylene, propylene and butadiene)
Market trends and assessments for aromatics and olefin derivatives
Market trends and assessments for Chinese domestic products
Plant operating situations, statistics, data.
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Petrochemicals (English)

Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] Polyolefin(Japanese)

Within the daily RIM Petrochemicals report is the Polyolefins Report that focuses on olefin and polyolefin markets. The Polyolefins report provides up-to-date pricing with detailed background information and explanation for price movements. Market information collected daily from various petrochemical markets. The Polyolefins report also contains daily market news to keep you informed of events.
Main contents
  • 1.Olefins: price assessment/ market trend of ethylene, propylene and butadiene
  • Market: CFR Northeast/Southeast Asia
  • FOB Korea
  • 2.Polymers: price assessment/ market trend of polyethylene and polypropylene
  • Market: CFR China
  • CFR Southeast Asia
  • CFR China for polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Subscription fees

US$2,640/annually

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[Daily] Polyolefin(English)

Within the daily RIM Petrochemicals report is the Polyolefins Report that focuses on olefin and polyolefin markets. The Polyolefins report provides up-to-date pricing with detailed background information and explanation for price movements. Market information collected daily from various petrochemical markets. The Polyolefins report also contains daily market news to keep you informed of events.
Main contents
  • 1. Olefins: price assessment/ market trend of ethylene, propylene and butadiene
  • Market: CFR Northeast/Southeast Asia
  • FOB Korea
  • 2. Polymers: price assessment/ market trend of polyethylene and polypropylene
  • Market: CFR China
  • CFR Southeast Asia
  • CFR China for polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Subscription fees

US$2,640/annually

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[Daily] LNG (Japanese)

This daily report covers LNG spot trading market in Asia, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and India, as well as market and supply/demand in Western countries. It also features details on LNG projects in various areas including supply/demand and pipeline information as well as information from the power market such as spark spread.
Main contents
  • Price assessment on Northeast Asian LNG spot market, mainly for Japan and South
  • Korea
  • Detailed supply/demand and market trends in Asia (Southeast Asia, Australia, and
  • India) and Western countries
  • Regular coverage on import/export statistical data
  • Report on supply/demand trend in Asia, the Middle East and Western countries, LNG projects and pipelines
  • Forecast of JCC (Japan Crude Cocktail)
  • Detailed report on power, including spark spread
  • LNG related news
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Daily] LNG (English)

This daily report covers LNG spot trading market in Asia, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and India, as well as market and supply/demand in Western countries. It also features details on LNG projects in various areas including supply/demand and pipeline information as well as information from the power market such as spark spread.
Main contents
  • Price assessment on Northeast Asian LNG spot market, mainly for Japan and South
  • Korea
  • Detailed supply/demand and market trends in Asia (Southeast Asia, Australia, and
  • India) and Western countries
  • Regular coverage on import/export statistical data
  • Report on supply/demand trend in Asia, the Middle East and Western countries, LNG projects and pipelines
  • Forecast of JCC (Japan Crude Cocktail)
  • Detailed report on power, including spark spread
  • LNG related news
Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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[Weekly] South Asia Gas (English)

This weekly report covers the natural gas market situation in South Asia to include the market in India and surrounding countries that are no covered by the Rim LNG Daily Report. The report carries updated information with regards to natural gas and other energy related markets in South Asia.
Main contents
  • Natural gas market conditions in India and surrounding countries
  • Details on natural gas supply/demand and energy policies for each country
  • Demand conditions among major industrial end-users
  • Supply conditions at domestic gas fields
  • Construction of pipeline grids
Subscription fees

US$1,000/annually

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RIM Data File

Besides the existing crude and petroleum products, new information such as price assessments, official selling prices, transactions and trade statistics for LPG, LNG and petrochemicals is also included. Graphs and charts are added for easy understanding.
Main contents
Main contents
  • 【Data file issued on the 5th of the month】Price assessments and official selling prices for crude, petroleum products, LPG, LNG and petrochemicals. OPEC basket crude prices are also included. Relevant graphs and charts are attached.
  • 【Data file issued on the 15th of the month】Information on deals done for crude, petroleum products, LPG, LNG and petrochemicals.
  • 【Data file issued on the 25th of the month】Japan trade statistics for crude, petroleum products, LPG, LNG and petrochemicals. Statistics for Singapore is also included.
Subscription fees

US$750/annually
(RIM Data File is available only for those who subscribe to RIM)

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[Daily] Petrochemical Data

Subscription fees

Petrochemical Data (Petrochemical Report Subscriber) US$3,420/annually
Petrochemical Data only US$4,380/annually

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Power

Subscription fees

US$5,280/annually

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