US soda ash exports drop by 1mln tonnes on Covid-19 demand headwinds
Published: Friday, 13 November 2020
Soda ash exports from the United States in the first eight months of 2020 totaled 3.69 million tonnes, a drop of 22% year on year from 4.71 million tonnes.
Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia all reduced
their imports of US soda ash as a result of lockdowns and
border closures that reduced demand for the material.
"The ongoing worldwide Covid-19 pandemic has weakened global
demand for soda...