US soda ash price hits multi-year low; China prices continue to fall
Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Weaker demand due to Covid-19 has caused US soda ash prices to tick down and the Chinese price to fall further below $200 per tonne.
Fastmarkets' price assessment for
soda ash, natural, dense, large contracts, fob
Wyoming dropped by $30-35 to $160-190 per tonne on May
28 from $195-220 per tonne on April 30.
This marks the first time that the US price has averaged
below $200 per tonne since mid-July 2011.