Solvay’s soda ash price increase prompts calls for contract negotiations

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 16 June 2014

Buyers likely to haggle down costs as doubts remain over strength of market

The decision by soda ash producer Solvay Chemicals Inc. to increase its prices by $14/s.ton for North American products has prompted market participants to call for the opening of 2015 contract negotiations.

Solvay said that the increase, which is effective from 1 July 2014, or as contracts permit,...

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