Asian methanol suffers from a volatile outlook

January 2012
ICIS Chemical Business;1/23/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents forecast for the methanol industry in Asia during 2012. Demand growth in China has suggested that methanol in Asia could remain volatile this year. It is stated that prices in China are expected to become more volatile due to the launch of methanol trading on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) in October 2011. With strong economic growth in China and India, methanol demand from these two large countries is expected to increase.


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