No movement on Chinese soda ash price despite restored supply sources

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

Soda ash production in China was down year-on-year in the first four months of 2018 but an easing of the factors restricting output has brought a short period of stability to prices.

Chinese soda ash prices were unchanged on Thursday June 7 for a fourth consecutive week, with any possible price increase stalled by the return to the market of additional sources of supply.

Producers were ramping up production after shutdowns enforced for environmental reasons and for annual maintenance, but a source...

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