Chinese soda ash prices ease in December after hitting highs in November

By Alex Cook
Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2022

Chinese soda ash prices fell last month, with previous highs proving unsustainable in the long term and anticipation of domestic factory closures ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday period weighing on the market.

Assessments in other regions were stable.

Market sources indicated that Chinese prices had been on a downtrend throughout the second half of December, with logistical issues reportedly easing in the country. The...

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