Tight margins can't justify synthetic soda ash capacity investment, Solvay says
Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Demand is returning after Covid-19 related lockdowns but the environment isn't right to warrant synthetic soda ash production expansions to guarantee supply in the years to come, according to Belgian chemicals group Solvay.
Freight costs are soaring while the impact of the European
Union’s carbon tax is becoming greater and pricing
has softened. These have all been highlighted as issues by the
"Let us say 2021 is still a year of recovery and demand will
probably be back on track in...