Soda ash survival

Published: Tuesday, 25 May 2010

The global downturn caused the soda ash market to crash from an all time high. Roger Pechey reviews what happened and suggests the emerging period of recovery might force some uncomfortable restructuring in the supply sector

Soda ash markets have undergone a significant change as a consequence of the global financial crisis. There has been a complete transformation of all market parameters and it is possible that the effects of the downturn will still be playing themselves out for some time to come.

Demand has slumped,...

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