The Argus Methanol Outlook service gives you a comprehensive global view of the industry, including regional dynamics and feedstock insights, in a single report. 

You get a 24-month rolling price forecast and forward-looking analysis of global methanol supply and demand, trade flows and market dynamics. Plus, an annual 5-year price forecast. 

A PDF report is delivered to your inbox each month and you can download the Excel data file through the Argus Direct® platform.

Key features


24-month rolling price forecast

Data for methanol can be downloaded via Argus Direct.


5-year price forecast

Published annually.


Energy assumptions, feedstocks and production economics

Updates on turnaround schedules, supply disruptions and capacity additions.


What’s changed summary

Highlighting major developments affecting price forecast updates versus prior month.


Regional commentaries

Including trade flows and import/export data, freight and supply chain insights.


Access to specialists

Speak to the experts behind Argus’ forecast services.

Customers that benefit

  • Producers, sellers and consumers of methanol

    Use our price assessments within supply contracts directly and to support contract negotiations. Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies.

  • Distributors and traders

    Use our global price data, regional market analysis, and capacity lost analysis to review arbitrage and trade opportunities, and to support price negotiations.

  • Banks and investors

    Use our price data to model listed companies producing, or with major spend on, methanol. Use our global market analysis and news to keep abreast of the latest market dynamics.