European, US soda ash prices soften on weaker export demand
Published: Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Prices for soda ash in Europe and the United States have softened against a backdrop of weaker demand in export markets, resulting in a build-up of product in those regions’ domestic markets – which are also experiencing weak demand.
Fastmarkets’ monthly assessment of the price
for soda ash, natural and synthetic, dense and
light, large contracts, delivered Europe, was €190-235
($211-261) per tonne on Thursday February 27.
This price was down from €215-240 per tonne in the
previous assessment, a price which had been steady since last