The global methanol market size is set to gain traction from the urgent need to lower environmental pollution caused by the surging usage of heavy fuels, such as diesel and gasoline. Pollution further leads to global warming and climate change. Statista mentioned that the earth’s surface temperature was 0.98 Celsius degrees warmer in 2020 than the 20th Century average. This information is published by Fortune Business Insights™ in a report titled, “Methanol Market, 2021-2028.” As per the report, the market stood at USD 27.95 billion in 2020. It is projected to grow from USD 28.74 billion in 2021 to USD 39.18 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period.
COVID-19 Pandemic: Lower Demand for Paints and Adhesives to Hamper Growth
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down manufacturing activities worldwide. For instance, Methanex Corporation, a leading firm in the market, stopped activities in its plants with production capacities of 800 KT and 850 KT per annum in Chile and Trinidad, respectively. Besides, the lower demand for chemicals, paints, and adhesives derived from this compound is set to hamper growth amid the pandemic.
The research report studies decisive segments of the methyl alcohol industry containing regions, end-users, technologies, types, and applications. It elaborates the performance and significance of each of the segments by considering sales volume, growth prospects, revenue share, and demand. In addition to this, it will help our clients to accurately determine the market size to guide them in choosing the right segment for their business growth.
The global market contains many companies, out of which, most of them are participating in acquisitions, mergers, and joint venture strategies. A few others are focusing more on expanding their production capacities to meet the high consumer demand. Below is one of the significant industry developments:
- June 2018: Southern Chemical Corporation (SCC), Proman AG, and Helm AG formed a joint venture named Helm Proman Methanol AG to accelerate their methanol-based marketing activities. The newly formed company is headquartered in Switzerland. SCC will hold 5% share, while Proman AG will hold 38% and Helm AG will have 57% shares.
A list of renowned methyl alcohol manufacturers operating in the global market:
- Methanex Corporation (Canada)
- HELM AG (Germany)
- Southern Chemical Corporation (U.S.)
- SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
- Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan)
- Zagros Petroleum(Iran)
- PETRONAS (Malaysia)
- Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Japan)
- Celanese Corporation (U.S.)
- BASF SE (Germany)
- Simalin Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India)
- Other Players
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