Chinese soda ash fob export prices jump on reduced exports; cif Asia prices follow

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Asian soda ash prices increased in Fastmarkets’ monthly price assessment due to falling Chinese exports. Demand was seen rising for Southeast Asia.

China’s pivot from an exporter of soda ash to a net importer has pushed up prices for the material in Southeast Asia.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for soda ash, synthetic, dense and light, fob China was at $360-400 per tonne on Thursday September 30, up by $80-100 per tonne from...

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