The global methanol market size is set to gain traction from the urgent need to lower environmental pollution caused by the surging usage of heavy fuels, such as diesel and gasoline. Pollution further leads to global warming and climate change. Statista mentioned that the earth's surface temperature was 0.98 Celsius degrees warmer in 2020 than the 20th Century average. This information is published by Fortune Business Insights™ in a report titled, “Methanol Market, 2021-2028.” As per the report, the market stood at USD 27.95 billion in 2020. It is projected to grow from USD 28.74 billion in 2021 to USD 39.18 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lower Demand for Paints and Adhesives to Hamper Growth

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down manufacturing activities worldwide. For instance, Methanex Corporation, a leading firm in the market, stopped activities in its plants with production capacities of 800 KT and 850 KT per annum in Chile and Trinidad, respectively. Besides, the lower demand for chemicals, paints, and adhesives derived from this compound is set to hamper growth amid the pandemic.

Source: https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/industry-reports/methanol-market-101552

Segmentation-

Acetic Acid Segments Generated 5.5% Share in 2020: Fortune Business Insights™

By derivatives, the market is segregated into formaldehyde, acetic acid, MTBE, DME, gasoline blending, biodiesel, methanol to olefins (MTO)/methanol to propylene (MTP), solvent, and others. Among these, the MTO/MTP segment exhibits the highest CAGR in the near future, backed by the high demand for polyolefins from a wide range of end-user industries. The acetic acid segment earned 5.5% in terms of the methanol market share in 2020.

Report Coverage-

The research report studies decisive segments of the methyl alcohol industry containing regions, end-users, technologies, types, and applications. It elaborates the performance and significance of each of the segments by considering sales volume, growth prospects, revenue share, and demand. In addition to this, it will help our clients to accurately determine the market size to guide them in choosing the right segment for their business growth.