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Methanol - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 338607
  • Report
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 232 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • PETRONAS (Malaysia)
  • PJSC Metafrax (Russia)
  • Repsol (Spain)
  • Statoil ASA (Norway)
  • MORE
Global Methanol Market to Reach 136.2 Million Tons by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Methanol estimated at 103.6 Million Tons in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 136.2 Million Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Formaldehyde, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 2.2% CAGR and reach 30.3 Million Tons by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the MTO/MTP segment is readjusted to a revised 8.2% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at 28 Million Tons, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.9% CAGR

The Methanol market in the U.S. is estimated at 28 Million Tons in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of 28.6 Million Tons by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 6.9% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 1.3% and 2.9% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 2% CAGR.

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels Segment to Record 4.4% CAGR

In the global Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 3.8% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 9.4 Million Tons in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 12.2 Million Tons by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach 19.6 Million Tons by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 5.3% CAGR through the analysis period. We bring years of research experience to this 15th edition of our report. The 232-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
  • Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Methanex Chile Limited
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Methanex New Zealand Ltd.
  • Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc.
  • Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
  • OCI N.V.
  • Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd.
  • Repsol
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
  • Saudi International Petrochemical Company
  • Statoil ASA

The global analysis and forecast periods covered within the report are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review). Research estimates are provided for 2020, while research projections cover the period 2021-2027.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • PETRONAS (Malaysia)
  • PJSC Metafrax (Russia)
  • Repsol (Spain)
  • Statoil ASA (Norway)
  • MORE

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

A Primer

Global Market Overview

Improving Economy Buoys Optimism for Methanol Market

Production Scenario

Recent Market Activity

Developing Regions Charge Ahead in Methanol Production

Pricing Scenario

Major End-Use Markets: An Overview

Formaldehyde Production: The Largest Methanol End-Use Category

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

Marine Fuel: A New and Emerging Application of Methanol

Competitive Scenario

Global Competitor Market Shares

Methanol Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2018 & 2029

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

Chemical Intermediates Lose Share to Energy Applications

Diverse Feedstock Makes Methanol a Desired Source of Fuel

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

Methanol Production from CO2 Recycling

Directives Aid Renewable Methanol Market

High Production Costs Hamper Bio-methanol Growth

China Spearheads Global MTO Market

Fuel Cells - An Untapped Goldmine

Shale Gas Discoveries Disrupt Worldwide Petrochemical Market

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

TABLE 1: Methanol Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 2: Methanol Global Retrospective Market Scenario in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 3: Methanol Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 4: Formaldehyde (End-Use) Global Opportunity Assessment in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 5: Formaldehyde (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 6: Formaldehyde (End-Use) Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 7: MTO/MTP (End-Use) Worldwide Sales in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 8: MTO/MTP (End-Use) Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 9: MTO/MTP (End-Use) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 10: Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels (End-Use) Global Market Estimates & Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 11: Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels (End-Use) Retrospective Demand Analysis in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 12: Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels (End-Use) Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 13: Acetic Acid (End-Use) Demand Potential Worldwide in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 14: Acetic Acid (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 15: Acetic Acid (End-Use) Share Breakdown Review by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 16: DME (End-Use) Worldwide Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 17: DME (End-Use) Global Historic Analysis in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 18: DME (End-Use) Distribution of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 19: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country for the Years 2020 through 2027
TABLE 20: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Analysis of Historic Sales in Thousand Tons by Region/Country for the Years 2012 to 2019
TABLE 21: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Global Market Share Distribution by Region/Country for 2012, 2020, and 2027

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

Market Facts & Figures

US Methanol Market Share (in %) by Company: 2018 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 22: United States Methanol Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 23: Methanol Historic Demand Patterns in the United States by End-Use in Thousand Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 24: Methanol Market Share Breakdown in the United States by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CANADA

TABLE 25: Canadian Methanol Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 26: Methanol Market in Canada: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 27: Canadian Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

JAPAN

TABLE 28: Japanese Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 29: Japanese Methanol Market in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 30: Methanol Market Share Shift in Japan by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CHINA

TABLE 31: Chinese Demand for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 32: Methanol Market Review in China in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 33: Chinese Methanol Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

EUROPE

Market Facts & Figures

European Methanol Market: Competitor Market Share Scenario (in %) for 2018 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 34: European Methanol Market Demand Scenario in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 35: Methanol Market in Europe: A Historic Market Perspective in Thousand Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 36: European Methanol Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 37: European Methanol Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 38: Methanol Market in Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 39: European Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

FRANCE

TABLE 40: Methanol Quantitative Demand Analysis in France in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 41: French Methanol Historic Market Review in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 42: French Methanol Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

GERMANY

TABLE 43: Methanol Market in Germany: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 44: German Methanol Market in Retrospect in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 45: Methanol Market Share Distribution in Germany by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ITALY

TABLE 46: Italian Demand for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 47: Methanol Market Review in Italy in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 48: Italian Methanol Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

UNITED KINGDOM

TABLE 49: United Kingdom Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 50: United Kingdom Methanol Market in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 51: Methanol Market Share Shift in the United Kingdom by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SPAIN

TABLE 52: Spanish Methanol Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 53: Methanol Market in Spain: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 54: Spanish Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

RUSSIA

TABLE 55: Russian Methanol Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 56: Methanol Historic Demand Patterns in Russia by End-Use in Thousand Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 57: Methanol Market Share Breakdown in Russia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF EUROPE

TABLE 58: Rest of Europe Methanol Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 59: Methanol Market in Rest of Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 60: Rest of Europe Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ASIA-PACIFIC

TABLE 61: Asia-Pacific Methanol Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 62: Methanol Market in Asia-Pacific: Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 63: Asia-Pacific Methanol Market Share Analysis by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 64: Methanol Quantitative Demand Analysis in Asia-Pacific in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 65: Asia-Pacific Methanol Historic Market Review in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 66: Asia-Pacific Methanol Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

AUSTRALIA

TABLE 67: Methanol Market in Australia: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 68: Australian Methanol Market in Retrospect in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 69: Methanol Market Share Distribution in Australia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

INDIA

TABLE 70: Indian Methanol Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 71: Methanol Market in India: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 72: Indian Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SOUTH KOREA

TABLE 73: Methanol Market in South Korea: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 74: South Korean Methanol Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 75: Methanol Market Share Distribution in South Korea by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

TABLE 76: Rest of Asia-Pacific Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 77: Rest of Asia-Pacific Methanol Market in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 78: Methanol Market Share Shift in Rest of Asia-Pacific by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

LATIN AMERICA

TABLE 79: Latin American Methanol Market Trends by Region/Country in Thousand Tons: 2020-2027
TABLE 80: Methanol Market in Latin America in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: A Historic Perspective for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 81: Latin American Methanol Market Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 82: Latin American Demand for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 83: Methanol Market Review in Latin America in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 84: Latin American Methanol Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ARGENTINA

TABLE 85: Argentinean Methanol Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 86: Methanol Market in Argentina: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 87: Argentinean Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

BRAZIL

TABLE 88: Methanol Quantitative Demand Analysis in Brazil in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 89: Brazilian Methanol Historic Market Review in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 90: Brazilian Methanol Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

MEXICO

TABLE 91: Methanol Market in Mexico: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 92: Mexican Methanol Market in Retrospect in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 93: Methanol Market Share Distribution in Mexico by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF LATIN AMERICA

TABLE 94: Rest of Latin America Methanol Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 95: Methanol Historic Demand Patterns in Rest of Latin America by End-Use in Thousand Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 96: Methanol Market Share Breakdown in Rest of Latin America by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

MIDDLE EAST

TABLE 97: The Middle East Methanol Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 98: Methanol Market in the Middle East by Region/Country in Thousand Tons: 2012-2019
TABLE 99: The Middle East Methanol Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 100: The Middle East Methanol Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 101: Methanol Market in the Middle East: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 102: The Middle East Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IRAN

TABLE 103: Iranian Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 104: Iranian Methanol Market in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 105: Methanol Market Share Shift in Iran by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ISRAEL

TABLE 106: Israeli Methanol Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 107: Methanol Market in Israel: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 108: Israeli Methanol Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SAUDI ARABIA

TABLE 109: Saudi Arabian Demand for Methanol in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 110: Methanol Market Review in Saudi Arabia in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 111: Saudi Arabian Methanol Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

TABLE 112: Methanol Market in the United Arab Emirates: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 113: United Arab Emirates Methanol Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 114: Methanol Market Share Distribution in United Arab Emirates by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF MIDDLE EAST

TABLE 115: Methanol Market in Rest of Middle East: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 116: Rest of Middle East Methanol Market in Retrospect in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 117: Methanol Market Share Distribution in Rest of Middle East by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

AFRICA

TABLE 118: African Methanol Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 119: Methanol Historic Demand Patterns in Africa by End-Use in Thousand Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 120: Methanol Market Share Breakdown in Africa by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IV. COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 82

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  • 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)
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