Methanol China prices, markets & analysis

ICIS publishes pricing information which you can use in settlements and contracts in order to optimise your deals and negotiations within the China Methanol market.

Use the independent Chinese pricing assessments and market coverage in our price reports to track the regional China Methanol market.

Use ICIS information to:

  • Understand price drivers and fluctuations
  • Develop internal analytical models
  • Negotiate deals with confidence

What's covered in our China Methanol price report
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ICIS has 20 years experience in reporting on the methanol markets and we have produced methanol China weekly reports since 2008.


ICIS talks to buyers, sellers and traders to obtain our detailed information. We also take a comprehensive look at the upstream and downstream factors that can influence pricing. Turnarounds or outages that could have an impact on the market are also covered.


We quote our spot import rates to China on a cost and freight (CFR) basis and also provide Chinese domestic price assessments for major regions. The price movements are closely watched by the industry and widely used as key benchmarks for contract negotiations.


It is an important report for our subscribers and it is a very popular and trusted source of information.

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