Strong demand, export uncertainty push Chinese soda ash price above $300 per tonne

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 11 May 2018

Chinese prices for soda ash have risen for the second time in seven weeks, although the volumes available for export are a cause for some concern.

Prices for soda ash in China have gone above $300 per tonne this week, driven by the uncertainty of the volumes of material available to export to the already-tight international market.

Industrial Minerals assessed the price for soda ash, synthetic, dense and light, fob China, at $290-310 per tonne on...

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