§ Mr. David Mitchell
The latest information is as follows:—
Production of Methanol 1978 '000 tonnes France 347 Germany FR 800 Italy 156
Source: Economic Commission for Europe-Annual review of the chemical industry.
Information on United Kingdom production of methanol cannot be disclosed because of confidentiality provisions of the Statistics of Trade Act 1947. Information for the remaining members of the European Community is not available.
Methanol is produced from a number of feedstocks, of which natural gas and oil-based products are the most common.248W