MMSA Methanol Notes – 2021-08-24

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US Methanol Prices vs Lumber – Swift Correction in Lumber Challenges US Methanol Affordability



A massive correction in lumber prices has moved methanol pricing above 5-year average ratios versus lumber pricing. As a result, methanol and methanol derivatives are no longer an easy “pass through” cost in wood panel applications (including MDF, OSB, and plywood). In other words, methanol’s affordability….