Methanol: Market Research Report

Date: January 7, 2017
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Methanol: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Methanol in Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether, Dimethyl Ether, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels, and Others.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 82 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC
  • OCI N.V.
  • PJSC Metafrax
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definition and Scope of Study
Formaldehyde
Acetic Acid
Methyl Tert Butyl Ether
Dimethyl Ether (DME)
Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels
Other End-Use Segments
Methyl Methacrylate (MMA)
Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT)
Methylamines
Chloromethanes
Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP)
Solvents and Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

A Primer
Global Market Overview
Improving Economy Buoys Optimism for Methanol Market

Table 1. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % for the Years 2016, 2017 & 2018 by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Production Scenario

Table 2. Worldwide Methanol Capacity and Operating Rate (2012-2019P) (in Million Metric Tons and %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Global Methanol Capacity by Region: 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Developing Regions Charge Ahead in Methanol Production

Table 4. Global Methanol Capacity Expansions by Region /Country

China – The Largest Methanol Producing Nation
Overcapacity Looms Large Over Methanol Industry
Pricing Scenario

Table 5. Methanol Pricing: January 2015 to January 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Methanol Price Trend by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Major End-Use Markets: An Overview
Formaldehyde Production: The Largest Methanol End-Use Category

Table 7. World Construction Output (in US$ Trillion) for the Years 2010, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Construction Output by Country/Region (2016 vs 2022) (in US$ Trillion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

MTO/MTP: The Fastest Growing End-use Segment for Methanol
Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels – A Significant Growth Driver
MTBE/TAME: Environmental Regulations Affect Demand
Acetic Acid: A Key Derivative of Methanol
Methanol Carbonylation – The Predominant Acetic Acid Manufacturing Process

Table 9. Global Acetic Acid Production (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Technology - Acetaldehyde Oxidation, Ethyl Alcohol, Methanol Carbonylation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Acetic Acid Capacity Expansions to Bode Well for Methanol Demand

Table 10. Global Acetic Acid Capacity Additions for the Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Marine Fuel: A New and Emerging Application of Methanol
Competitive Scenario

Table 11. Leading Players in World Methanol Market (2016): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Sales Volume for Methanex Corporation, Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (MHTL), SABIC, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC), Sinopec, Mitsubishi (MSK), PETRONAS, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES

Chemical Intermediates Lose Share to Energy Applications
Diverse Feedstock Makes Methanol a Desired Source of Fuel

Table 12. Average Methanol Feedstock Prices in Select Regions (2018E) - North America, Western Europe, China, Latin America, and The Middle East (in $/MMBTU) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Methanol Generates a New Wave of Interest as Alternative Fuel
Government Measures to Drive Adoption of Methanol Blended Gasoline
DME – A Rising Star in Global Energy Arena
Methanol and Ethanol: Significant Substitutes for Fuel in the Shipping Industry
Lower Emissions to Boost Usage of Methanol in Shipping Industry
SUMMETH Study Focuses on Use of Methanol as a Fuel for Smaller Vessels
Methanol Production from CO2 Recycling
Directives Aid Renewable Methanol Market
Select Renewable Fuel Regulations
High Production Costs Hamper Bio-methanol Growth
China Spearheads Global MTO Market
Fuel Cells – An Untapped Goldmine
Methanol Fuel Cells: A Steady Progress
Methanol to See Higher Demand in Fuel Applications
Energy Sector – The Key Demand Driver for Biomethanol
Concerns over First Generation Biofuels Extend Opportunity for Biomethanol
Shale Gas Discoveries Disrupt Worldwide Petrochemical Market

Table 13. Technically Recoverable Shale Gas by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Physical and Chemical Properties
Methanol Manufacturing Process
Feed Purification
Reforming
Methanol Synthesis
Methanol Purification
Methods of Preparing Methanol
Low Pressure Gas-Solid Phase Method
Liquid Phase Synthetic Method
Pasty Bed Technique
Liquid Complexation Catalyzing Method
Methane Oxidation Method
Biomethanol Synthesis
Advantages of Methanol
Low Pollution
Fuel Supply Options
Fire Safety
High Performance
Cost Effective
Myriad Application Areas
Methanol Fuel and Chemical Uses
Environmental Issues and Regulations
End Use-Segments
Formaldehyde
Acetic Acid
Chemical and Physical Properties
Grades
Hazards
Methyl Tert Butyl Ether
DME
Alternative Fuels
Other End-Use Segments
Methyl Methacrylate
Dimethyl Terephthalate
Methylamines
Chloromethanes
Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP)
Solvents and Others

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

World's Largest Methanol Plant Receives Approval from Cowlitz County (USA)
BioMCN Receives Subsidy for Investing in a Novel Method of Producing Bio-Methanol (The Netherlands)
MHTL plans to idle 25% of its total capacity (Trinidad & Tobago)
Innogy Launches Green Methanol Project
Sojitz Acquires 100% Shares of Solvadis Holding (Luxembourg)
Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited (MHTL) Partners with G2X Energy, Inc. for Constructing a Facility to Convert Methanol to Automotive Gasoline (USA)
Industry Welcomes First Ever Ocean-Going Vessels Capable of Running on Methanol (Canada)
Bilfinger Secures a €100M Contract for Construction of the Natgasoline Methanol Plant in Beaumont, Texas (USA)
Primus Green Energy Inc., Announces a Plan for Launching Methanol Plant Project in the Marcellus shale region (USA)
U. S. Methanol Plans to Develop Two Methanol Producing Plants in West Virginia (USA)
Socar Initiates Buying Process of AzMeCo’s methanol plant (Azerbaijan)
Primus Green Energy Plans to Convert Low-Cost Marcellus Gas into Methanol (USA)
G2X Energy Inc Acquires 50 Percent Stake in Natgasoline Methanol Plant (USA)
Methanex Initiates Methanol Production from Geismar 2 Methanol Plant
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Commences Methanol Production in its Joint-Venture, Fairway Methanol LLC, (USA)
OCI N. V. Reaches Agreement for Acquiring BioMCN (The Netherlands)
CF Industries Holdings Merges with Rival OCI
Mitsubishi Signs Agreement for Constructing a Methanol and Dimethyl Ether Plant in Trinidad and Tobago (Spain)

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (USA)
OCI N. V. (The Netherlands)
PJSC Metafrax (Russia)
LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands)
Methanex Corporation (Canada)
Methanex Chile Limited (Chile)
Methanex New Zealand Ltd. (New Zealand)
Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (Trinidad & Tobago)
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan)
Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (Japan)
PETRONAS (Malaysia)
Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd. (Qatar)
Repsol (Spain)
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia)
Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Saudi Arabia)
Statoil ASA (Norway)

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 14. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Historic Review for Methanol by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Methanol Consumption by End-use Segments

Table 17. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in Formaldehyde by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Historic Review for Methanol in Formaldehyde by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Formaldehyde by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Historic Review for Methanol in Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in MTBE/TAME by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Historic Review for Methanol in MTBE/TAME by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in MTBE/TAME by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in DME by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World Historic Review for Methanol in DME by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in DME by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World Historic Review for Methanol in Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol in Other End-Use Segments by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World Historic Review for Methanol in Other End-Use Segments by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Other End-Use Segments by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Methanol Market Dynamics in the US

Table 35. US Methanol Projects/Capacity Expansions: 2015-2020

Methanol Pricing Trends in the US
Increasing Feedstock Costs and Rising Production Costs

Table 36. Natural Gas Spot Price (US$ per Million Btu): 2007-2017 (June 2017) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Impact on Oil & Gas
Chemistry Breakthroughs Aid Methanol Production
Mandate on Coal Plant CO2 Emissions: Dampening New Methanol Production Approach
Trade Statistics

Table 37. The US Exports of Methanol (2016) - Export Value in Thousands of US$ by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. The US Exports of Methanol (2015) - Export Value in Thousands of US Dollars by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. The US Imports of Methanol (2016) - Import Value in US Dollars by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. The US Imports of Methanol (2015) - Import Value in US Dollars by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 41. The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. The US Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. The US 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
New Emission Regulations to Boost Usage of Methanol in British Columbia, Canada
Methanol Trade Statistics

Table 44. Canadian Exports of Methanol (2016) - Export Value in US Dollars by Destination Country
Table 45. Canadian Exports of Methanol (2015) – Export Value in US Dollars by Destination Country
Table 46. Canadian Imports of Methanol (2016) - Import Value in US Dollars by Country of Origin
Table 47. Canadian Imports of Methanol (2015) - Import Value in US Dollars by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 48. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Canadian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 51. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/ TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. Japanese Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Methanol Market Trends in Europe
Methanol Trade Statistics

Table 54. EU28 Imports of Methanol (2016) – Import Value in US$ Million by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. EU28 Exports of Methanol (2016) – Export Value in US$ ‘000 by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 56. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. European Historic Review for Methanol by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. European Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 62. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. French Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. French 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

Market Analysis

Table 65. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. German Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. German 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 68. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Italian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

Market Analysis

Table 71. The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. The UK Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. The UK 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 74. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Spanish Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 77. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Russian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 80. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Asian MTBE Supply and Demand to Stabilize
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 83. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
China – Leading the Global Methanol Market
Major MTO Plants in China
China – The Global Methanol Hub
Methanol Market Registers Change in Market Dynamics
Sluggish Methanol Demand (April 2017)

Table 89. Methanol-To-Olefins Plants Closure/Operating Rate Reduction in China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Supply

Table 90. Methanol Plants Resuming Production (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Methanol Natural Gas-based Production Plants Expected to Restart in 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Methanol Capacity Expected in 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Methanol Production Scenario in China

Table 93. Methanol Producers in Northwest China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Shandong Province Methanol Production
Central China Methanol Production
Southwest China Methanol Production
Carbon Capture Policy in China
Provincial Methanol Blending Standards in China (2004-14)
MTO – A Promising Application
Chinese Set for Massive Expansion of CTO Production

Table 94. Upcoming CTO/MTO Projects in China (2015-2016)

Gasoline and DME - The Major Driving Forces for the Chinese Methanol Market
Legislators Dither over Methanol Policy
Lack of National Standards – A Major Concern
Lower Domestic Operating Rates Incite China to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties
Transportation - A Major Hurdle for Methanol Distribution
Overcapacity & Under-Utilization Characterize Methanol Industry Landscape

Table 95. Chinese Methanol Production by Region (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for Northwest, North, Central, East, South, Southwest and North East Regions (includescorresponding Graph/Chart)

China's Methanol Capacity Distribution in 2016
Coal-based Methanol Industry: Fragmented Conditions
Local Producers at Competitive Disadvantage
Demand of Methanol for Application in Liquid Fuels on the Rise
Methanol Trade: An Overview

Table 96. Chinese Methanol Imports by Origin: 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 97. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Chinese Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Iranian Methanol Producers Tighten Payment Terms for Indian Consumers
Indian Government to Prioritize Methanol Production from Domestic Coal
B. Market Analytics

Table 100. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Indian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Indian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Select Markets
South Korea
Malaysia
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 103. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 106. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Latin American Historic Review for Methanol by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/ TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Latin American Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A. BRAZIL

Market Analysis

Table 112. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Brazilian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B. MEXICO

Market Analysis

Table 115. Mexican Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116. Mexican Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117. Mexican 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6C. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Argentina
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 118. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
The Middle East & African Market: An Overview
Saudi Arabia Leads the Middle Eastern Methanol Market
Iran: Another Key Methanol Market
Methanol Projects in Iran
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 121. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122. Rest of World Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123. Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 82 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 88)
The United States (15)
Canada (2)
Japan (8)
Europe (19)
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&nbdp;&nbdp;Germany (2)
&nbdp;&nbdp;The United Kingdom (1)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Italy (1)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Spain (2)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Rest of Europe (12)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (36)
Middle East (4)
Latin America (2)
Africa (2)
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