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