Markets show cautious optimism as soda ash demand recovers, IHS says

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 05 October 2020

The global economy has been shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic, which sparked lockdowns resulting in industrial activity in many sectors, including soda ash, being reduced to a bare minimum or a complete halt.

Commoditized products have shown the effects of these lockdowns on supply, demand, pricing and logistics.

Soda ash-derived products such as glass, powdered detergents and sodium bicarbonate were in use in...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.