Soda ash prices ramp up on falling Chinese production, anticipated 2022 supply tightness

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 01 November 2021

Soda ash prices jumped following indications of a large imbalance in global supply and demand for 2022, and potentially beyond.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for soda ash, synthetic, dense and light, fob China was at $440-500 per tonne on Thursday October 28, up by $80-100 per tonne from $360-400 per tonne on September 30. The recent onset of contract negotiations for next year have laid clear the tightness in supply following China’s...

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