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Methanol prices to fall amid weak demand

Shandong (JLC), March 20, 2019--Methanol prices will move downwards in the short run, mainly affected by subdued demand as well as high port inventory.

March 20, 2019

Methanol supply to keep high

Shandong (JLC), March 14, 2019--Methanol supply may remain high in the short run, as demand from olefin industry weakens, port inventory remains at high levels and impacts of unit maintenanc

March 14, 2019

VAT cut to boost chemical market

Shandong (JLC), March 13, 2019--China will cut the value-added tax (VAT) rate on manufacturing and other industries to 13% in 2019, down from 16%, according to a government work report deliv

March 13, 2019

Hengli’s 500,000 mt/yr methanol unit starts on Feb 2019

Dalian Hengli Petrochemical’s new 500,000 mt/yr methanol unit came onstream in February 2019, with methanol output rising to 1,300-1,400 mt/d and run rate at 90%, data from JLC showed.

March 13, 2019

China's methanol imports likely to drop amid more unit maintenance

Shandong (JLC), March 11, 2019--​China methanol imports are expected to reduce over February-April as many international methanol units will eye maintenance.

March 11, 2019

China Feb methanol imports to reduce

Shandong (JLC), March 6, 2019--​China methanol imports are expected to drop in February amid international unit maintenance and limited storage capacity in China.

March 07, 2019

China methanol industry run rates in 2016-2019

Shandong (JLC), February 27, 2019--According to maintenance activities in petrochemical producers, run rate in methanol industry always slips from the second quarter to the third quarter and

February 27, 2019

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