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  • March 2017

    Price Briefing 10-16 March

    17 March 2017

    Antimony trioxide spot prices spike; magnesia unchanged but supply to remain tight; China-origin soda ash falls.

  • Glasspex: India glass industry looks to positive future

    17 March 2017

    Industry players expect a turnaround "soon" in the glass industry after modest growth was recorded in 2016, a development which could be good for the soda ash industry in the country which has been seeing sluggish demand from the sector.

  • Soda ash prices fall as Chinese output rises

    13 March 2017

    Increasing supply in China has put pressure on domestic light and dense synthetic soda ash spot prices with some suppliers warning that the market could fall further unless supply is curbed.

  • Price Briefing 24 February – 2 March

    03 March 2017

    Environmental controls in China continued to disrupt production for a number of industrial minerals; magnesia prices could rise; antimony trioxide climbed week-on-week; pigments producers announced price hikes for iron oxide.

  • Chinese soda ash exports nosedive

    02 March 2017

    Although the value per tonne of soda ash exported from China has been increasing, the country saw volumes plummet in January.

  • February 2017

    Sales volumes boost Solvay Q4 revenues

    24 February 2017

    The chemicals producer saw revenues rise despite a weaker price environment.

  • Price Briefing 10-16 February

    17 February 2017

    Cristal joins other producers to announce a further price hike in titanium dioxide this week, while spodumene producer sold lithium concentrate for delivery in H1 2017; Chinese rare earths producer announced price increase.

  • Tata Chemicals to increase synthetic soda ash output in India

    15 February 2017

    Leading soda ash producer Tata Chemicals will expand production capacity in India by 2020 to meet growing domestic demand.

  • Price Briefing 3-9 February

    10 February 2017

    Trading remains quiet in the first week after the Chinese New Year holiday, but a number of industrial mineral miners have announced production update. Antimony trioxide spot prices increased while chromite held firm.

  • Soda ash exports from China fall 10% in 2016

    09 February 2017

    Soda ash volumes exported from China in 2016 fell by 10% compared with the previous year while the value of the mineral exported dipped by 7% over the same period.

  • Improved production margin lifts Tata Chemicals Q3

    08 February 2017

    Indian-based fertiliser and chemicals producer Tata Chemicals has reported higher income during the Q3 2016/17 Indian financial year as its global soda ash operation achieved improved production margin, while normal monsoon supported fertiliser demand.

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