Tight supply, strong demand cause Asian soda ash prices to jump
Published: Thursday, 01 July 2021
Asian soda ash prices rose in Fastmarkets’ monthly price assessment due to strong demand in China and Southeast Asia.
Export prices from China touched $300 per tonne, the highest
since July 2018. The increase was caused by Chinese soda ash
factory closures and the strength of the country's domestic
demand and prices.
Sellers are getting better prices domestically, leaving
little material available for export.
Fastmarkets’ price assessment for soda...