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Recent Topics:

Issue No. Date Topic
19-16 24/05/16 China Apparent Demand Update – Strong Growth, Below Expectations
18-16 17/05/16 Methanol Prices – Off the Floor, Still Constrained
17-16 10/05/16 Methanol and the Environment – Lessons from Tacoma, WA, USA
16-16 03/05/16 Methanol Affordability – Collaring Methanol Price Rises
15-16 26/04/16 US Biodiesel Demand – A Running Start in 2016
14-16 19/04/16 Chinese Coal Prices – Accommodating Methanol Production
13-16 12/04/16 MMSA Methanol Notes – MMSA Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Supply/Demand Update – 2016 Study Version – For Client Use Only
12-16 05/04/16 MMSA Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Price Update – 2Q 2016
11-16 29/03/16 Methanol Projects – Economic Headwinds Remain
10-16 15/03/16 US Apparent Demand Update – Improved, but Oversupply Remains
09-16 08/03/16 MTBE Price and Margin Update
08-16 01/03/16 Biodiesel Policy and Economics Update
07-16 23/02/16 Methanol Affordability in Gasoline – Update
06-16 16/02/16 China and Methanol Markets Globally
05-16 02/02/16 China Methanol Production by Province
04-16 26/01/16 Methanol Prices: Riding Flat Along a Fine Line
03-16 19/01/16 DME- Affordability Wanes after Brief Recovery
02-16 12/01/16 MMSA Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update – 1Q 2016
01-16 05/01/16 Methanol Cash Costs and Price Floors
51-15 29/12/15 Top Ten 2015 Methanol Developments
50-15 22/12/15 China Methanol Apparent Demand Growth – Update
49-15 15/12/15 US Self Sufficiency Improves in No Growth Environment
48-15 08/12/15  2015 MMSA Methanol Policy and Technology Forum Summary
47-15 01/12/15 Methanol Affordability Update – Ceiling Remains Firm
46-15 24/11/15 US Methanol Projects – Many Announced, Few Soon
45-15 17/11/15 Methanol Affordability in Gasoline – Update
44-15 10/11/15 MMSA Hosts 10th Consecutive IMPCA Asian Methanol Conference
43-15 27/10/15 2015 MMSA Methanol Policy and Technology Congress (MPTC), December 1-3, Frankfurt, Germany
42-15 20/10/15 2015 IMPCA Asian Methanol Conference – Two Weeks Away
41-15 13/10/15 China Methanol Production by Province
40-15 06/10/15 Global Methanol Prices – 4Q2015 Updated Forecast
39-15 29/09/15 MMSA 2015 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
38-15 22/09/15 Impact of Affordability on MTP Operations
37-15 15/09/15 US Methanol Apparent Demand Update
36-15 08/09/15 Methanol Delivered Cash Cash Costs to China by Region
35-15 01/09/15 China Methanol Apparent Demand Growth – Update
34-15 25/08/15 The China Meltdown and Methanol Markets
33-15 18/08/15 Methanol Prices: Pressure on CFR China Mounts
32-15 11/08/15 Methanol Affordability in Gasoline – Update
31-15 04/08/15 Methanol Prices and Chinese inventory
30-15 28/07/15 Methanol Price Ceiling Lowers
29-15 21/07/15 MMSA 2015 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
28-15 14/07/15 Methanol as Marine Fuel – Economic Comparison
27-15 07/07/15 Methanol in Russia – Conference Notes
26-15 30/06/15 Global Methanol Prices – 3Q2015 Update to Outlook
25-15 23/06/15 MTO Affordability – China
24-15 16/06/15 MMSA Presentation at IMPCA mini conference in Prague
23-15 09/06/15 MMSA presents in London and NYC
22-15 02/06/15 China Methanol Apparent Demand Growth – Update
 21-15  26/05/15  US Methanol Apparent Demand
 20-15  19/05/15 Methanol Prices – CFR versus Import Parity
 19-15  12/05/15 Methanol Affordability – North America
 18-15 05/05/15 Sucessful Commercial-Scale Trial of Methanol as a Marine Fuel
 17-15  28/04/15  Methanol Affordability – North America
 16-15  21/04/15 Methanol Price Nears Ceiling
 15-15 14/04/15  MMSA 2015 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
14-15 08/04/15 MDA 2Q2015 Global Methanol Price Forecast Update
13-15 31/03/15 Chinese Methanol Conference Notes
12-15 24/03/15 Global Methanol Prices – Update on Outlook
11-15 17/03/15 MTO Affordability Update
10-15 10/03/15 Methanol Delivered Cash Costs to China by Region
09-15 03/03/15 China Methanol Apparent Demand Growth – Update with Final 2014 Figures
08-15 24/02/15 Biodiesel Policy and Economics Update
07-15 17/02/15 Methanol Prices: CFR versus Import Parity
06-15 10/02/15 DME Economics and Methanol Prices
05-15 03/02/15 China Methanol Production by Province
04-15 27/01/15 MTO Project Update
03-15 20/01/15 MDA 1Q2015 Supply and Demand Update
02-15 13/01/15 Methanol Cash Costs and Price Floors
01-15 06/01/15 Impact of Crude Oil on Methanol Pricing: Squeezed Between MTO and Coal
52-14 30/12/14 Top Ten 2014 Methanol Developments
51-14 23/12/14 Global Methanol Prices – Contract and Spot
50-14 16/12/14 MTO Economic Update
49-14 09/12/14 2014 MMSA Methanol Policy and Technology Forum
48-14 02/12/14 China Methanol Apparent Demand Update
47-14 25/11/14 Thermal Coal, Methanol Prices and Margins
46-14 18/11/14 Methanol Prices: CFR versus Import Parity
45-14 11/11/14 DME Economics and Methanol Prices
44-14 04/11/14 MMSA Hosts 9th Consecutive IMPCA Asian Methanol Conference
43-14 28/10/14 Methanol Cash Costs and Natural Gas Affordability
42-14 21/10/14 Methanol Affordability in Gasoline
41-14 14/10/14 MDA 4Q2014 Price Update
40-14 07/10/14 MMSA 2014 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
39-14 30/09/14 Methanol Affordability Update
38-14 23/09/14 Global Methanol Prices – Contract and Spot
37-14 16/09/14 MTO Economics Update
36-14 09/09/14 US Methanol Apparent Demand
35-14 02/09/14 Biodiesel Production Economic Update & Outlook
34-14 26/08/14 MTBE Price and Margin Update
33-14 19/08/14 Methanol Prices: CFR versus Import Parity
32-14 12/08/14 DME Economics and Methanol Prices
31-14 05/08/14 China Methanol Apparent Demand Update
30-14 29/07/14 Thermal Coal and Methanol Prices
29-14 22/07/14 MDA 3Q2014 Price Update
28-14 15/07/14 MMSA 2014 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
27-14 08/07/14 MTO Project Update
26-14 01/07/14 China Methanol Production by Province
25-14 24/06/14 EU Formaldehyde Demand – Positive Trends
24-14 17/06/14 Methanol Affordability Update incl MTO
23-14 10/06/14 MMSA IMPCA Presentation and 3Q 2014 Euro Contract
22-14 03/06/14 MTO Economics Update
21-14 27/05/14 Global Methanol Contract Pricing: Update and Outlook
20-14 20/05/14 Methanol Prices: CFR versus Import Parity
19-14 14/05/14 DME Economics and Methanol Prices
18-14 06/05/14 China Methanol Apparent Demand Update
17-14 29/04/14 MMSA 2014 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis Update
16-14 22/04/14 MTO Project Update
15-14 15/04/14 Thermal Coal and Methanol Prices
14-14 08/04/14 MMSA 2014 Methanol and Derivatives Analysis – Price Forecast Update Available
13-14 01/04/14 Methanol Delivered Cash Costs to China and USGC Production
12-14 25/03/14 Northeast Asia ex-China Methanol Demand Update
11-14 18/03/14 China Methanol Production by Province
10-14 12/03/14 Methanol Affordability Update
09-14 04/03/14 Biodiesel Production Economic Update & Outlook
08-14 25/02/14 Global Methanol Contract Pricing 2013-2014
07-14 18/02/14 Methanol Cash Costs and Natural Gas Affordability
06-14 11/02/14 MTO Economic Update
05-14 04/02/14 DME Economics and Methanol Prices
04-14 28/01/14 Methanol in Europe – Issues and Influences
03-14 21/01/14 Methanol Prices: CFR versus Import Parity
02-14 14/01/14 Methanol Supply and Demand, Pricing Outlook Update – 1Q2014
01-14 07/01/14 China Road, Auto, Gasoline, and Methanol/Gasoline Progress