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NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Methanol - China to Remain the Dominant Market
Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Methanol - China to Remain the Dominant Market
GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its latest research, "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Methanol - China to Remain the Dominant Market". The study comes from the company's oil and gas research group, and provides market analysis of the global methanol industry, highlighting major features. It provides historic and forecast market size, demand and production figures by region, covering Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East and Africa. It uses data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.
The global methanol industry witnessed steady growth between 2003 and 2013, despite the global recession in 2008. Developed regions such as North America and Europe declined in terms of both demand and production, whereas APAC led the industry, with strong demand from major end-use sectors in the petrochemicals and energy industries.
During the next five years, the European and North American markets are not expected to experience any substantial increase in demand volume. However, a large amount of capacity is likely to be added in the US, as it has access to cheap and abundant natural gas feedstock.
China will remain the growth driver of the global methanol industry, with its higher-than-average demand growth. It will continue to increase production capacity to fulfill this, and is expected to add 22.17 million tons per year (mmty) of methanol capacity over the next five years. Overall, methanol capacity in APAC is expected to increase by around 27 mmty by 2018.
The report provides in-depth analysis of the demand and supply dynamics of the global methanol industry, including -
- Historic and forecast global methanol capacity by region
- Details of planned methanol plants
- Major global methanol producers' capacity shares
- Historic and forecast methanol market size, demand volume and production volume by region
- Global methanol demand by end-use sector
- Methanol price forecasts by region
- Lists of active and planned methanol-to-olefins plants by country
- Profiles of the three largest companies in the global methanol industry
Reasons to buy
The report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to -
- Understand the key trends and challenges in the global methanol industry
- Understand the regional methanol supply scenario
- Identify opportunities in the global methanol industry with the help of specific insights into demand and supply dynamics
- Increase future revenue and profitability with insights into opportunities and critical success factors in the global methanol industry
- Understand the current and likely future competitive scenario
1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 4
2 Introduction 8
2.1 Overview 8
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 9
3 Global Methanol Capacity - US Emerges as a New Investment Destination 10
3.1 Global Methanol Industry, Supply Scenario, 2003-2018 12
3.2 Global Planned Methanol Plants Details - China and the US Will Add the Most Capacity up to 2018 14
3.2.1 China 14
3.2.2 US 16
3.2.3 Iran 18
3.3 Methanol to Olefins Plants Gaining Prominence in China 23
3.4 Global Methanol Industry, Company Share, 2013 25
4 Asia-Pacific to Drive Global Methanol Demand 27
4.1 Global Methanol Industry, Market Size, 2003-2018 27
4.2 Global Methanol Production, 2003-2018 33
4.3 Global Methanol Demand by End-Use Sector, 2013 36
4.4 Global Methanol Price Forecast, 2003-2018 38
5 Major Companies Active in the Global Methanol Industry 40
5.1 Methanex Corporation (Methanex) 40
5.1.1 Company Overview 40
5.1.2 Business Overview 41
5.1.3 Methanex, Global Methanol Capacity, 2003-2018 42
5.1.4 Methanex's Active and Planned Methanol Plants, 2013 45
5.2 Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited 46
5.2.1 Company Overview 46
5.2.2 Methanol Holdings, Global Methanol Capacity, 2003-2018 47
5.2.3 Methanol Holdings' Active and Planned Methanol Plants, 2013 48
5.3 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical 49
5.3.1 Company Overview 49
5.3.2 Business Overview 50
5.3.3 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Total Installed Capacity, 2003-2018 51
5.3.4 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical's Active and Planned Methanol Plants, 2013 53
6 Conclusion 55
7 Appendix 56
7.1 Definitions 56
7.1.1 Installed Capacity 56
7.1.2 Process 56
7.1.3 Technology 56
7.2 Abbreviations 56
7.3 GlobalData's Research Methodology 57
7.3.1 Coverage 57
7.3.2 Secondary Research 58
7.3.3 Primary Research 58
7.3.4 Expert Panel Validation 59
7.4 Disclaimer 59
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Methanol Industry, Global, Capacity by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 13
Table 2: Methanol Industry, Global, Capacity CAGR by Region (%), 2003-2018 13
Table 3: Methanol Industry, China, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 15
Table 4: Methanol Industry, US, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 17
Table 5: Methanol Industry, Iran, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 19
Table 6: Methanol Industry, Global, Major Planned Plant Details, 2014-2018 20
Table 7: Methanol Industry, Global, Active and Planned Methanol to Olefins Plants, 2011-2017 24
Table 8: Methanol Industry, Global, Capacity by Company, 2013 26
Table 9: Methanol Industry, Global, Market Size by Region (US$ bil), 2003-2018 30
Table 10: Methanol Industry, Global, Market Size CAGR by Region (%), 2003-2018 30
Table 11: Methanol Industry, Global, Demand Volume by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 32
Table 12: Methanol Industry, Global, Demand Volume CAGR by Region (%), 2003-2018 32
Table 13: Methanol Industry, Global, Production Volume by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 35
Table 14: Methanol Industry, Global, Production Volume CAGR by Region (%), 2003-2018 35
Table 15: Methanol Industry, Global, Demand by End-Use Share (%), 2013 37
Table 16: Methanol Industry, Global, Average Price by Region (US$/ton), 2003-2018 39
Table 17: Methanex, Key Facts, 2013 40
Table 18: Methanex, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 44
Table 19: Methanex, Active and Planned Methanol Plants, 1988-2016 45
Table 20: Methanol Holdings, Key Facts, 2013 46
Table 21: Methanol Holdings, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 48
Table 22: Methanol Holdings, Active and Planned Methanol Plant Details, 1984-2007 49
Table 23: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Key Facts, 2013 50
Table 24: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 53
Table 25: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Active and Planned Methanol Plant Details, 1983-2017 54
Table 26: List of Abbreviations 56
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Methanol Industry, Global, Capacity by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 12
Figure 2: Methanol Industry, China, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 14
Figure 3: Methanol Industry, US, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 16
Figure 4: Methanol Industry, Iran, Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 18
Figure 5: Methanol Industry, Global, Capacity by Company, 2013 26
Figure 6: Methanol Industry, Global, Market Size by Region (US$ bil), 2003-2018 29
Figure 7: Methanol Industry, Global, Demand Volume by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 31
Figure 8: Methanol Industry, Global, Production Volume by Region (mmty), 2003-2018 34
Figure 9: Methanol Industry, Global, Demand by End-Use Share (%) 2013 37
Figure 10: Methanol Industry, Global, Average Price by Region (US$/ton), 2003-2018 38
Figure 11: Methanex, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 43
Figure 12: Methanol Holdings, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 47
Figure 13: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Installed Methanol Capacity (mmty), 2003-2018 52
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