TITLE

Asian methanol suffers from a volatile outlook

AUTHOR(S)
HUI, HENG
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/23/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
70983631

 

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