Methanol prices in China have increased during the third quarter of 2020, though remain slightly below marginal supply costs according to MMSA’s latest cash cost analysis. If coal prices remain at current levels, MTO economics positive, and exchange rates stable then methanol prices have room to inch up during the remainder of the year.

MMSA Methanol Notes – 2020-08-25

USD $67.01

Methanol cash-costs and pricing; an improving picture for marginal producers