Methanol-Based Fuel Cells – Key Driver Behind Methanol Market Growth According to Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd

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Methanol market is witnessing a booming revival of demand that has been pulled out due to a number of factors. On the one hand the automobile and construction applications are expanding in volume after the downward slide of the activity in these fields during the recession. In-depth analytical research of the methanol market and elaborate market projections are offered in the new market research study “Methanol 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2016” recently published by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

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Methanol market is witnessing a booming revival of demand that has been pulled out due to a number of factors. On the one hand the automobile and construction applications are expanding in volume after the downward slide of the activity in these fields during the recession. On the other hand the methanol market is largely driven by new-age technologies – the demand from DME, LPG, fuel cells and alternative fuels is increasing along with the vigorous spread of these industries.

The key driver of the global methanol market is the demand coming from the methanol-based fuel cells. Not only the automotive industry does use the fuel cells today. For the most part it’s the application of this technology in consumer electronics segment that is moving the gears up.

In-depth analytical research of the methanol market and elaborate market projections are offered in the new market research study “Methanol 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2016”. It is a complete review of the present and past standing of the methanol market on the regional, country and global levels.

The study features a detailed review of the key market statistics on methanol production, consumption, trade and prices. It provides insightful data on major market vendors and key consumers. Future forecasts that discuss the expected data, developments and trends are presented up to 2016.

Report Details:

Methanol 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2016
Published: October, 2011
Pages: 213
http://mcgroup.co.uk/researches/methanol

Report Contents:

DISCLAIMER

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

1. INTRODUCTION: METHANOL PROPERTIES AND USES

2. METHANOL MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

3. METHANOL WORLD MARKET

3.1. World methanol capacity

  •     Methanol capacity broken down by region (incl. regions shares)
  • Methanol capacity divided by country (incl. countries shares)
  • Methanol producers and their capacity (by plant)

3.2. World methanol production

  • Methanol global output dynamics (2003-present)
  • Methanol production by region
  • Methanol production by country

3.3. Methanol consumption

  • World consumption of methanol (2003-present)
  • Methanol consumption by end use sector, 2010
  • Methanol consumption trends in Europe (incl. historical background 2003-2010)
  • Methanol consumption trends in Asia (incl. historical background 2003-2010)
  • Methanol consumption trends in North America (incl. historical background 2003-2010)

3.4. Methanol global trade

  • World methanol trade dynamics
  • Methanol export and import flows in regions

3.5. Methanol prices in the world market

  • Methanol prices dynamics in Europe
  • Methanol prices dynamics in Asia
  • Methanol prices dynamics in North America

4. METHANOL EUROPEAN MARKET ANALYSIS

4.1. Belarus
4.2. Germany
4.3. Lithuania
4.4. Netherlands
4.5. Norway
4.6. Poland
4.7. Romania
4.8. Russia
4.9. Serbia & Montenegro
4.10. Slovenia
4.11. Ukraine

5. METHANOL ASIAN MARKET ANALYSIS

5.1. Brunei
5.2. China
5.3. India
5.4. Indonesia
5.5. Malaysia

6. METHANOL NORTH AMERICAN MARKET ANALYSIS

6.1. Canada
6.2. USA

7. METHANOL LATIN AMERICAN MARKET ANALYSIS

7.1. Argentina
7.2. Brazil
7.3. Chile
7.4. Mexico
7.5. Trinidad
7.6. Venezuela

8. METHANOL AFRICA&MIDDLE EAST MARKET ANALYSIS

8.1. Algeria
8.2. Bahrain
8.3. Equatorial Guinea
8.4. Egypt
8.5. Iran
8.6. Israel
8.7. Libya
8.8. Oman
8.9. Qatar
8.10. Saudi Arabia
8.11. South Africa

9. METHANOL OCEANIA EAST MARKET ANALYSIS

9.1. Australia
9.2. New Zealand

10. METHANOL MARKET PERSPECTIVES

10.1. Methanol capacity and production forecast up to 2016

  • Methanol global supply forecast

10.1.1. Methanol projects

  • New methanol capacity introductions

10.2. Methanol consumption forecast up to 2016

  • Future trends in methanol market worldwide
  • Methanol world consumption forecast
  • Methanol consumption forecast in Europe
  • Methanol consumption forecast in Asia
  • Methanol consumption forecast in North America

10.3. Estimated methanol prices changes up to 2016

  • Methanol prices forecast in Europe
  • Methanol prices forecast in Asia
  • Methanol prices forecast in North America

LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES

Monthly report updates for “Methanol 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2016” are also available.

The report on methanol has been designed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry. “Methanol 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2016” is presented within the catalogue “Alcohols, Acids & Esters”, which also comprises reports on Acrylic Acid, Acrylonitrile, Adipic Acid, Ethanol, Ethylene Oxide, Isopropanol, Propylene Glycol, Sulfuric Acid markets.

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