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Media Releases

May 6, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to shareholders, from US$0.14 per share to US$0.155 per share. The increased dividend will apply commencing with the dividend payable on June 30, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on June 16, 2008.

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May 5, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has signed an agreement with ENAP (the Chilean state-owned oil and gas company) to accelerate gas exploration and development in the Dorado Riquelme exploration block and supply new Chilean-sourced natural gas to Methanex's production facilities in Chile. Under the arrangement, Methanex expects to contribute approximately $100 million in capital over the next three years and will have a 50 percent participation in the block.

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April 29, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by President and CEO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. PT.

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April 23, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - April 23, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the first quarter of 2008, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $127 million, net income of $65 million and earnings per share of $0.67 (on a diluted basis).

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March 12, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) -

The Argentine Government has increased the natural gas export duty from 45% to 100% of the highest contracted import price of natural gas into Argentina. Currently, it is expected that this would represent an export duty of approximately US$7/mmbtu. Our gas contracts provide that the gas suppliers must pay any duties levied by the government of Argentina. Methanex has not received official notification that gas supply would be restored to its plants.

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