PODCAST: Europe MTBE demand to recover in Q2, methanol price pressure continues

Author: Eashani Chavda

2021/01/07

LONDON (ICIS)--ICIS editors Eashani Chavda and Nazif Nazmul discuss market fundamentals and expectations for European methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and methanol.

- Winter driving season drives demand for MTBE lower in January

- Demand expected to improve by Q2 at the earliest

- Methanol market bullish on supply shortages, healthy demand