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Research and Markets: Global Methanol Market Report 2015

July 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “The Global Methanol Market” report to their offering.

The methanol market is dynamic with production occurring throughout the world both onshore and off. It is estimated the world capacity at around 100 millions tons per year with production of some 70 million tons in 2013.

Methanol finds use not only as a chemical building block used to produce acetic acid, DME, MTBE and formaldehyde, but also as a key chemical commodity itself. Methanol is used as an intermediate in a number of applications and often finds use on its own.

In transportation it finds use due to its high octane rating that allows superior vehicle performance. This is the fastest growing segment of the methanol market. Other high growth segments include biodiesel production and electricity generation.

This report provides intelligence and analysis on the methanol supply sources, demand drivers and trade. The report includes a 5 year history and 10 year forecast for all major producing regions listed below with new capacity additions documented. The report includes demand of methanol into its end use applications such as acetic acid, formaldehyde etc., making use of intelligence within our data base to obtain a detailed analysis of demand based on derivative consumption. An overview of each of the commercial technologies mentioned will be included in the appendix along with a detailed methodology.

These reports are aimed at Product Managers, Brand owners, retailers, Consultants Analysts, New Entrants, Academics, Investors, Traders, Suppliers of equipment and machinery, End users, Raw material suppliers, Project Managers, Technology providers, Specialists in each industry.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Methanol Market Overview

3 Methanol Market in Africa

4 Methanol Market in Asia & Pacific

5 Methanol Market in Europe

6 Methanol Market in Latin America

7 Methanol Market in Middle East

8 Methanol Market in North America

Companies Mentioned

– Methanex

– Petrobras


– Zagros

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