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EU: Methanol Market 2022

Methanol Market Size in the EU

In 2021, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in the EU methanol market, when its value increased by X% to $X. The total consumption indicated a temperate increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, consumption attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Methanol Production in the EU

In value terms, methanol production skyrocketed to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total production indicated a mild expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production decreased by -X% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of X%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2020 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Methanol Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2021, approx. X tons of methanol (methyl alcohol) were exported in the European Union; with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, exports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by X%. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, methanol exports surged to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, the Netherlands (X tons) represented the largest exporter of methanol (methyl alcohol), mixing up X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Belgium (X tons), Germany (X tons) and Poland (X tons), together committing a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Finland (X tons), Slovakia (X tons) and Cyprus (X tons) - together made up X% of total exports.

The Netherlands experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of methanol (methyl alcohol). At the same time, Poland (+X%) and Belgium (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Slovakia (-X%), Germany (-X%), Cyprus (-X%) and Finland (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Belgium and Poland increased by +X and less than X percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) remains the largest methanol supplier in the European Union, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Belgium ($X), with an X% share of total exports. It was followed by Germany, with an X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in the Netherlands was relatively modest. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Belgium (+X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the export prices attained the maximum at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Cyprus ($X per ton) and Germany ($X per ton), while Finland ($X per ton) and Slovakia ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Cyprus (+X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Methanol Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2021, overseas purchases of methanol (methyl alcohol) increased by X% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, methanol imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Total imports indicated pronounced growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2018; afterwards, it flattened through to 2021.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the Netherlands (X tons), distantly followed by Germany (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Poland (X tons), Spain (X tons), France (X tons) and Italy (X tons) were the major importers of methanol (methyl alcohol), together committing X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Poland (with a CAGR of +X%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X), Germany ($X) and Belgium ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined X% share of total imports. Poland, Spain, France and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, increasing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Italy ($X per ton) and France ($X per ton), while the Netherlands ($X per ton) and Germany ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France (+X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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The country with the largest volume of methanol consumption was Germany, accounting for 29% of total volume. Moreover, methanol consumption in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the Netherlands, twofold. Belgium ranked third in terms of total consumption with an 8.4% share.
What are the largest producers of methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of methanol production in 2021 were Germany, the Netherlands and Romania, with a combined 88% share of total production.
What are the leading suppliers of methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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In value terms, the Netherlands remains the largest methanol supplier in the European Union, comprising 60% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Belgium, with an 11% share of total exports. It was followed by Germany, with an 8.6% share.
What are the leading importers of methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest methanol importing markets in the European Union were the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, together comprising 54% of total imports. Poland, Spain, France and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What is the average export price for methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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In 2021, the export price in the European Union amounted to $406 per ton, rising by 47% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for methanol (methyl alcohol) in the the EU?
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The import price in the European Union stood at $367 per ton in 2021, with an increase of 52% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the methanol market in the EU. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20142210 - Methanol (methyl alcohol)

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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