New bill to maintain US soda ash competitiveness

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

US senators vow to protect industry; demand peservation of 2% royalty and accuse China of unfair trade practices.

The American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act, a bill to set the royalty rate on sodium compounds and related products produced from federal land at 2% for the next five years, was introduced by two US Senators on 15 September.

John Barrasso and Ron Wyden presented the bipartisan legislation to maintain...

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