Strong demand, tight supply push soda ash prices up

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 18 May 2018

Strong demand in China is being met with reduced output, which has placed further upward pressure on soda ash prices.

Prices for Chinese soda ash moved up for the third time in eight weeks due to continued tight supply coupled with strong domestic demand and pricing.

The price for soda ash, synthetic, dense and light, fob China is $300-310 per tonne, up from $290-310 per tonne the week before, assessed...

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