Soda ash market expected to face tight supply through 2022
Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Global soda ash markets will potentially face supply shortages due to anticipated increases in demand next year and the curbing of production capacity in China.
Prices increased in recent weeks while the
supply and demand imbalance picture unfolded. The onset of
contract negotiations for 2022 and beyond have brought to light
the lack of supply availability for some producers, with
consumers anticipating increased demand in 2022.
Freight bottlenecks this year have slowed trade flows and