Price Assessment System

The SCI price assessment system is a complete, systematic, scientific and detailed assessment system, through which SCI analysts with professional and dedicated attitudes, based on a neutral position, through rigorous methodology and strict code of conduct, and combined with the professional experiences to make price assessment of the authentic market situations acquired by careful market study and systematic information acquisition. Please download SCI Price Assessment System Criteria for more details. SCI Price Assessment System Criteria

Significance of Price Assessment
Price Assessment & Methodology

Price assessment is the process of reflecting market prices authentically through scientific and objective analysis based on market data and other information. Parties of deals can reduce their transaction costs and avoid market risks by using price assessment. Price assessment of one bulk commodity is accurate, objective and timely price reference that is provided by third parties.
Price assessment methodology focuses on the price assessment of specific bulk commodity. Basic concepts, physical property indexes and other relevant information of commodities are stated clearly in assessment methodology. In the meantime, types of data which are needed to be collected and collection methods of information on factors impacting commodity prices, including specification, time limit and methods of delivery, payment terms and so on, are standardized in the methodology, based on analysts’ deep understanding on pricing mechanism and driving factors of commodities. SCI General Principles of Price Assessment Methodology

Price Assessment

Price assessment is a price or price range based on evaluated prices, which is the final result after a series of price assessment work. The final assessment is a comprehensive result combined with actual market transactions via rigorous methodology.

SCI Price Assessment Mechanism