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Global Methanol Industry

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13Physical and Chemical Properties II-13Methanol Manufacturing Process II-14Feed Purification II-14Reforming II-14Methanol Synthesis II-14Methanol Purification II-14Methods of Preparing Methanol II-14Low Pressure Gas-Solid Phase Method II-15Liquid Phase Synthetic Method II-15Pasty Bed Technique II-15Liquid Complexation Catalyzing Method II-15Methane Oxidation Method II-15Biomethanol Synthesis II-15Advantages of Methanol II-16Low Pollution II-16Fuel Supply Options II-16Fire Safety II-16High Performance II-16Cost Effective II-16Myriad Application Areas II-16Methanol Fuel and Chemical Uses II-17Environmental Issues and Regulations II-18

4. END-USE MARKET ANALYSIS II-19Formaldehyde II-19Acetic Acid II-19Chemical and Physical Properties II-19Grades II-20Hazards II-20Methyl Tert Butyl Ether II-20DME II-21Alternative Fuels II-21Other End-Use Segments II-21Methyl Methacrylate II-21Dimethyl Terephthalate II-22Methylamines II-22Chloromethanes II-22Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP) II-22Solvents and Others II-22

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-23Pandora Methanol Acquires Eastman Chemical's Beaumont MethanolPlant II-23Sinopec, SABIC Secure Approval for Trinidad Methanol Plant II-23Celanese Plans to Start Methanol Production at Clear Lake Plant II-23Jiutai Energy Licenses Honeywell's MTO Technology II-23BioMCN and Nordic Green Ink Sales and Marketing Agreement II-24Evonik Unveils Bio-Derived MTBE, A Biofuel Component for Gasoline II-24Champion Brands Launches Champion Methanol Race Fuel II-24Methanex Inks Offtake Agreement with OCI II-25BioMCN to Establish New Biomethanol Plant II-25Shenhua Ningxia Coal Inks Contract with Lurgi to for SecondMTP Plant II-25Methanex Inks an Offtake Agreement with Enerkem II-25EJPC Inks a Methanol Operating License Agreement with DavyProcess II-26Methanex Signs Penthol for Methanol Distribution in Turkey II-26

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A RECENT PAST PERSPECTIVE II-27Novatek Establishes the Company's Second Methanol Facility inYurkharovskoye Field II-27BioMCN Commences Operations at Delfzijl Biomethanol Plant II-27W2 Energy Inks LOI with AGB II-27Methanex to Start Methanol Unit in Egypt II-27Oman Methanol Company Signs Long Term Agreement with OmanRefineries & Petrochemicals II-27Methanex to Restart Methanol Plant in Canada II-28OAO NOVATEK Commences Second Methanol Facility II-28Salalah Methanol Company to Commence Methanol Plant Operation II-28Kharg Petrochemical Delays Commissioning of Methanol Facility II-28Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group to Invest in Methanol Facilities II-28Methanex to Invest in Natural Gas Development II-28Sinopec Signs MoU with Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group II-29Mitsui Chemicals to Collaborate with Daicel Chemical Industry II-29China Energy Signs Supply Agreement with Jiutai Inner Mongolia II-29Azerbaijan Methanol Purchases Celanese's Methanol Plant II-29Petrom Divests Chemical Operations II-29HS Orka Sign Cooperation Agreement with Carbon RecyclingInternational II-30Sonatrach and Almet to Establish Methanol Plant II-30Doljchim to Restart the Production of Methanol II-30Shenhua Group Re-Commissions Ningxia-Based Methanol Facility II-30Anhui Linquan Re-Commences Methanol Production II-30Methanex to Recommence Operations of Second Methanol Facility II-30Shanxi Xianyang Establishes Methanol Unit II-31Yuanxing and China Coal Energy Signs Framework Agreement II-31Fengfeng Group Commences Second Phase of Coal Chemical Project II-31Mitsubishi Rayon to Enter into Joint Venture with Saudi BasicIndustries II-31Shuangyashan Longmei Invests in Methanol Unit II-31Hebei Jinnui Xuyang Chemical Commences New Methanol Unit II-31Shenhua Group to Establish Coal Chemical Production Plants II-32Shanxi Lu'an and Tianji Coal Chemical Inaugurate MethanolProduction Plant II-32Ningxia Jiemei Fengyou Chemical to Build New Fertilizer Facility II-32Assam Petrochemicals to Establish Methanol Plant II-32China National Coal, Shaanxi Yanchang and Thai New Energy InkContract II-32Yidong Coal Group to Establish New Methanol Plant II-33Petrochemical Holding Inks Preliminary Contract with NPCInternational II-33Jincheng Anthracite Mining Starts Methanol to Gasoline Plant II-33Methanex to Establish New Methanol Plant II-33Yankuang to Establish Coal Chemical Project II-33Haldor Topsoe Inks Contract with Kimiaye Pars and MarjanPetrochemicals II-33Terra Industries Recommences Production II-34StatoilHydro Becomes Statoil II-34

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-35Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (US) II-35BASF SE ( Germany) II-35BioMCN ( The Netherlands) II-35JSC METAFRAX ( Russia) II-36LyondellBasell Industries NV ( The Netherlands) II-36Metanol de Oriente S.A. ( Venezuela) II-37Methanex Corporation ( Canada) II-37Methanex Chile Limited ( Chile) II-37Methanex New Zealand Ltd. ( New Zealand) II-38Methanol Holdings ( Trinidad) Limited (West Indies) II-38Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. ( Japan) II-38National Iranian Petrochemical Company ( Iran) II-39PETRONAS ( Malaysia) II-39Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd. ( Qatar) II-39Repsol YPF ( Spain) II-40Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ( Saudi Arabia) II-40Saudi International Petrochemical Company ( Saudi Arabia) II-40Statoil ASA ( Norway) II-41

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-42Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42Table 6: World Historic Review for Methanol by GeographicRegion - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-43Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for NorthAmerica, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Formaldehyde by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45Table 9: World Historic Review for Methanol in Formaldehyde byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-46Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol inFormaldehyde by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48Table 12: World Historic Review for Methanol in Acetic Acid byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-49Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in AceticAcid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in MTBE/TAME by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51Table 15: World Historic Review for Methanol in MTBE/TAME byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-52Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in MTBE/TAMEby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in DME by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54Table 18: World Historic Review for Methanol in DME byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-55Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in DME byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,2011 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-57Table 21: World Historic Review for Methanol in GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - NorthAmerica, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures n Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-59Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Other End-Use Segments by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), LatinAmerica and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60Table 24: World Historic Review for Methanol in Other End-UseSegments by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in OtherEnd-Use Segments by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

III. MARKET1. NORTH AMERICA III-1A.Market Analysis III-1Outlook III-1Low Feedstock Prices Rejuvenates North American MethanolProduction III-1United States Market III-2Market Overview III-2Table 26: North American Methanol Production (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY forProducers- Millennium Chemicals, Methanex Corporation,Eastman Chemical Company and Praxair (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-2Methanol - The Lost Fortress: A Past Perspective III-2US Witnesses Drop in Natural Gas Prices III-3US EPA Puts On Hold Methanol Study III-3US EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard III-3Strong Case for Adoption of Methanol Fuel for Transportation III-4Open Fuel Standard to Boost Methanol Fuel Demand III-4 California - The Epicenter of Pioneering Efforts III-5US Methanol Imports III-5Table 27: US Methanol Imports by Country of Origin(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Equatorial Guinea, Bahrain, Argentina and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5Canadian Market Overview III-5Strategic Corporate Developments III-6Key Players III-7B.Market Analytics III-9Table 28: North American Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment -Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9Table 29: North American Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-10Table 30: North American 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112. EUROPE III-12A.Market Analysis III-12Recession Drubs Methanol Demand in Europe, Industry FacesTough Times III-12Methanol Use Remains Confined to Light Blends III-12Environmental Awareness Drives Adoption of Methanol III-12Competitive Scenario III-13Table 31: European Methanol Production (2011): Breakdown ofNameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for Producers -Metafrax, STATOIL, Azot Shchekino, Tomsk Methanol, TotalRaffinerie Mittel, BioMCN, Azot Togliatti, Shell & DEA Oil,BASF SE, Azot Novomoskovsk, BP RP, MSK, Acron and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13B.Market Analytics III-14Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Methanol by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-14Table 33: European Historic Review for Methanol byGeographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15Table 34: European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia &Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-16Table 35: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17Table 36: European Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-18Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

2a. FRANCE III-20A.Market Analysis III-20Market Overview III-20B. Market Analytics III-21Table 38: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21Table 39: French Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-22Table 40: French 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption forFormaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-232b. GERMANY III-24A.Market Analysis III-24Market Overview III-24Strategic Corporate Development III-24Key Player III-25B.Market Analytics III-26Table 41: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26Table 42: German Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-27Table 43: German 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption forFormaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

2c. ITALY III-29A.Market Analysis III-29Market Overview III-29B.Market Analytics III-30Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-31Table 46: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

2d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-33A.Market Analysis III-33Market Overview III-33B.Market Analytics III-34Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34Table 48: UK Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment- Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-35Table 49: UK 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption forFormaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

2e. SPAIN III-37A.Market Analysis III-37Market Overview III-37B.Market Analytics III-38Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38Table 51: Spanish Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-39Table 52: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

2f. RUSSIA III-41A.Market Analysis III-41Market Overview III-41Russian Methanol Exports III-41Table 53: Russian Methanol Exports by Destination Country(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Finland, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-41Key Player III-42B.Market Analytics III-43Table 54: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43Table 55: Russian Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-44Table 56: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

2g. REST OF EUROPE III-46A.Market Analysis III-46Market Overview III-46Strategic Corporate Developments III-46Key Players III-47BioMCN ( The Netherlands) III-47Chemrec AB ( Sweden) III-47Carbon Recycling International ( Iceland) III-47LyondellBasell Industries NV ( The Netherlands) III-48Statoil ASA ( Norway) III-48B.Market Analytics III-50Table 57: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/ TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50Table 58: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-51Table 59: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

3. ASIA-PACIFIC III-53A.Market Analysis III-53Asian MTBE Supply and Demand to Stabilize III-53National Gasoline Specifications in Asia for 2014 III-53Key Statistics III-55Table 60: Asia Pacific Methanol Production (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY forProducers -Petronas, Methanex, Brunei Methanol Company,Kaltim Methanol, Gujarat Narmada Valley FertilizersCompany, Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals Corporation,Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers, Chinese Producers andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55Table 61: Japanese Methanol Imports by Country of Origin(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for SaudiArabia, Malaysia, Iran, New Zealand, Chile, Indonesia andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56B.Market Analytics III-57Table 62: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - China and Restof Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57Table 63: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol byGeographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-58Table 64: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59Table 65: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60Table 66: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-61Table 67: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-623a. CHINA III-63A.Market Analysis III-63Market Overview III-63 China- A Major Global Hub for Methanol Demand III-63Table 68: Major Regional Methanol Producers in China(2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64Chinese Set for Massive Expansion of CTO Production III-65Table 69: Upcoming Methanol-to-Olefin Projects in China III-65Economic Factors Drive Use of Methanol in China III-66Upcoming Downstream Applications Boost Methanol Demand andPrices III-66Table 70: Chinese Methanol Imports (2011): PercentageBreakdown of Volumes by Source Country- Iran, Oman, SaudiArabia, Qatar, Malaysia and Other (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-66Table 71: Chinese Large Scale MTO Projects (2011)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67Domestic Methanol Industry in Want of Restructuring III-67Table 72: Fragmentation in Chinese Methanol Industry(2011): Breakdown of Production Capacities in MTPY byNumber of Manufacturing Units (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-68Table 73: Chinese Methanol Production by Region (2011):Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for North,North East, Northwest, Central, East, Southwest and SouthRegions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68Local Producers at Competitive Disadvantage III-69Table 74: Chinese Methanol Production Capacity (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in Metric Tonsby Feedstock - Coal, Natural Gas and Coke Oven Gas, withCorresponding Production Capacities (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-69Table 75: Chinese Methanol Production by Provinces(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Henan, Shaanxi and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70Legislators Dither Over Methanol Policy III-71Chinese MTBE Demand Grows Stronger III-71Automotive Industry Braces for Methanol Revolution III-71Lack of National Standards - A Major Concern III-72Chinese Provincial Methanol - Fuel Blending Standards (2012) III-72Lower Domestic Operating Rates Incite China to ImposeAnti-Dumping Duties III-73Methanol Imports and Exports Overview III-73Table 76: Chinese Methanol Imports by Country of Origin(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia, Chile, NewZealand, Indonesia and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-73Gasoline and DME - The Major Driving Forces for theChinese Methanol Market III-74Transportation - A Major Hurdle for Methanol Distribution III-74Coal Prices Impact Methanol Production in China III-74Chinese Methanol Market: Raw Materials Scenario amongMajor Producers III-75Strategic Corporate Developments III-75B.Market Analytics III-76Table 77: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76Table 78: Chinese Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-77Table 79: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-783b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-79A.Market Analysis III-79Market Overview III-79Table 80: Leading Methanol Producers in India (2011)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80Key Players III-80B.Market Analytics III-82Table 81: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82Table 82: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanolby End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME,DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-83Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-844. LATIN AMERICA III-85A.Market Analysis III-85Market Overview III-85Competitive Scenario III-86Table 84: Latin America Methanol Production (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY forProducers - Methanex, MHTL, Metor, Supermetanol, RepsolYPF, PEMEX and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86Strategic Corporate Development III-86Key Players III-86B.Market Analytics III-88Table 85: Latin America Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88Table 86: Latin America Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-89Table 87: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-905. REST OF WORLD III-91A.Market Analysis III-91The Middle East III-91Saudi Arabia Leads the MEA Methanol Market III-91Iran Methanol Industry Troubled by Sanctions III-92Table 88: Middle East & Africa Methanol Production (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY forProducers - Ar Razi, Zagros PC, Salalah Methanol,EMethanex, AMPCO, IMC, Oman Methanol, Fanavaran PC, IbnSina, QAFAC, Kharg, NOC, GPIC, Chemanol, ENIP and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92Export Statistics III-93Table 89: Saudi Arabia Methanol Exports by DestinationCountry (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumesfor Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India, Netherlands, Thailand, Italy and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-93Table 90: Iranian Methanol Exports by Destination Country(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for China, South Korea, Netherlands, Japan, India, Taiwan, Italy, Belgium and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93Table 91: Oman Methanol Exports by Destination Country(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for China, South Korea, Taiwan, France, India, Japan and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94Strategic Corporate Developments III-94Key Players III-94B.Market Analytics III-96Table 92: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment -Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96Table 93: Rest of World Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-97Table 94: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPETotal Companies Profiled: 105 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (113) The United States (11) Canada (4) Japan (5) Europe (34)- France (1)- Germany (9)- Italy (1)- Spain (2)- Rest of Europe (21) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (51) Latin America (5) Africa (2) Caribbean (1)

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