Methanol Price Trends

Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Methanol. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Methanol for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Methanol:

Methanol, a polar solvent, is a colourless, reasonably volatile liquid. It has a faintly sweet pungent odour like that of ethyl alcohol. It can be thoroughly dissolved in water. The vapours of Methanol are slightly heavier than air.
Chemical Formula of Methanol:

  • CH4O  


  • 67-56-1
  • Methyl alcohol 
  • Methyl alcohol
  • Wood alcohol
  • Wood spirit 

Molecular Weight:    

  • 32.04 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Antifreeze agent
  • Solvent 
  • Fuel
  • Denaturant for Ethanol
  • Biodiesel

Production Processes

  • Production of Methanol via Syn Gas; and via Natural Gas

The production process of Methanol starts from syn gas. The process requires proper conditions such as high pressure and moderate temperatures where carbon monoxide and hydrogen react over a catalyst such as a mixture of copper and zinc oxides to produce methanol. 

Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Methanol.

Supplier Database

  • Zagros Petrochemical Co.
  • Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. 
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Ar-Razi Saudi Methanol Co. (SABIC)
  • Yankuang Group
  • Proman AG

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).