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Uruguay - Methanol (Methyl Alcohol) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Uruguay: Methanol Market 2022

Methanol Market Size in Uruguay

After three years of decline, the Uruguayan methanol market increased by X% to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated a resilient increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption decreased by -X% against 2015 indices. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Methanol Exports

Exports from Uruguay

In 2021, shipments abroad of methanol (methyl alcohol) decreased by -X% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year rising trend. Overall, exports, however, posted significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when exports increased by X%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at X tons in 2020, and then declined in the following year.

In value terms, methanol exports declined to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a significant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by X%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at $X in 2020, and then contracted in the following year.

Exports by Country

Free Zones (X tons) was the main destination for methanol exports from Uruguay, with a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Free Zones totaled +X%.

In value terms, Free Zones ($X) also remains the key foreign market for methanol exports from Uruguay.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Free Zones stood at +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average methanol export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a mild curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of X%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2019 to 2021, the the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Free Zones.

From 2012 to 2021, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Free Zones amounted to -X% per year.

Methanol Imports

Imports into Uruguay

In 2021, supplies from abroad of methanol (methyl alcohol) was finally on the rise to reach X tons after five years of decline. In general, total imports indicated a remarkable increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports decreased by -X% against 2015 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tons in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, methanol imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, total imports indicated a strong increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Argentina (X tons) constituted the largest supplier of methanol to Uruguay, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, methanol imports from Argentina exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Chile (X tons), threefold.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from Argentina stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Brazil (+X% per year).

In value terms, Argentina ($X) constituted the largest supplier of methanol to Uruguay, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Argentina totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Brazil (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average methanol import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, showed a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the average import price increased by X%. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per ton), while the price for Brazil ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Argentina (-X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

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 world?
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The country with the largest volume of methanol consumption was China, comprising approx. 23% of total volume. Moreover, methanol consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the United States, twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia, with a 4.8% share.
What are the largest producers of methanol (methyl alcohol) in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were the United States, Saudi Arabia and Trinidad and Tobago, with a combined 29% share of global production.
What are the leading suppliers of methanol (methyl alcohol) to Uruguay?
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In value terms, Argentina constituted the largest supplier of methanol to Uruguay, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile, with a 26% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of methanol (methyl alcohol) from Uruguay?
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In value terms, Free Zones remains the key foreign market for methanol exports from Uruguay.
What is the average export price for methanol (methyl alcohol) in Uruguay?
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In 2021, the average methanol export price amounted to $715 per ton, increasing by 5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for methanol (methyl alcohol) in Uruguay?
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The average methanol import price stood at $558 per ton in 2021, increasing by 21% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the methanol market in Uruguay. 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)
Country coverage:
• Uruguay

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

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

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

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2012–2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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