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ICIS Launches New, Improved EU ETS Portal

LONDON, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

ICIS is pleased to announce a range of improvements to its EU ETS Portal which is re-launched today (11 December). The newly enhanced portal provides comprehensive data on developments and price movements in the carbon market based on market fundamentals and behavioural patterns.

Over the last year, the EU ETS Portal has undergone significant development to enhance coverage and usability and to incorporate new features. It now includes regular news updates provided by ICIS carbon market journalists as well as a useful new tagging system for news and analysis items to make it easy to cluster information by keywords. To better aid users with their long-term planning, forecasts have been extended from 2020 until 2030. The Behaviour Database also now includes additional information on companies; Non-EU Markets coverage has been expanded to include additional schemes and market design data.

To help users access the relevant information even more quickly, portal navigation has been re-organised and extended model explanations now makes it easy to understand the various models and methodologies at a glance. A glossary has also been added.

ICIS' EU ETS Portal is a web-based data solution that analyses the latest developments and price movements in carbon markets to support decision-makers involved in carbon trading. The portal contains short, medium and long-term price forecasts for EUAs based on a unique and highly predictive model which combines carbon market fundamentals and behavioural patterns of major market players.

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 Tschach Solutions

ICIS acquired German carbon market analysis firm Tschach Solutions in July 2013 to benefit from its wide expertise and superior market intelligence in the carbon market.

Founded in 2010 and based in Karlsruhe, Germany, Tschach has a strong industry reputation in carbon market analysis. Tschach's core offering is its extensive, high-quality data and estimates on all relevant areas of emissions trading, power markets and international offset markets.

Standing out from its competitors, Tschach uses a unique Timing Impact Model for its forecasting and analysis which shows the impact of behavioural patterns of market participants on carbon prices. In the near future, Tschach will be launching similar products for the Californian, Chinese and Australian carbon markets.

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 more information contact:

Jacqueline Savory, Senior Marketing Manager - +44(0)207-9111977

 

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