Chinese soda ash price rises, demand stronger before Chinese New Year

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

Soda ash consumers are looking to fill inventories before Chinese producers suspend operations for their annual national holiday, which is pressuring prices higher.

The price of Chinese soda ash moved higher in response to consumers looking to stock up before producers in the country suspend operations for the New Year holiday, a trend that is by exacerbated by robust end-market demand.

Fastmarkets IM assessed the price of soda ash, synthetic, dense and light,...

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