Chinese soda ash price steady despite rising production, sources say

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 24 May 2019

China has been increasing soda ash production at a time of slowing demand, market sources told Fastmarkets.

Market sources have reported increased production of soda ash in China, although the Fastmarkets spot price for soda has remained stable week on week in the latest assessment. 

One Chinese soda ash distributor said production in China has reached around 90% of capacity, which has created "bigger stocks."


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