India’s soda ash industry revs up on economic growth

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 20 March 2015

With installed capacity of around 3m tpa, India is already a significant producer of soda ash for its own domestic needs. But its main market players have ambitions to go increasingly global, Sunder Singh, IM Correspondent, discovers.

Emerging economies have been the primary growth drivers for soda ash over the past decade. With rapidly increasing GDP and urbanisation, these economies have experienced an increased per capita consumption of products that are manufactured using soda ash, including flat and container glass, detergents, baked goods, clean water and sodium-based...

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