General Index Approach to Seasonality

Calculating an accurate prices for refined products markets are particularly important during periods of low trading liquidity, when market signals transmit an opaque picture, and during a seasonal transition period. Let us explain our approach.
Seasonal Transition Calendar

General Index applies a clear methodology to its pricing process including through the seasonal transition period. Affecting gasoline, diesel and gasoil markets, the transition between winter and summer grades (plus intermediate grades for diesel barges) – and vice versa – needs careful consideration and calculation.

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