High energy prices squeeze soda ash producers profit

By IM prices reporter
Published: Monday, 23 May 2011

Producers concerned about output from eastern Europe, Turkey

Profit margins among European producers of synthetic soda ash are coming under increasing pressure from higher costs for key inputs such as energy and coke.

“We are facing higher costs for energy and coke. It is likely that prices will increase in the second half although there is no consensus...

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