Chinese soda ash prices ease in December after hitting highs in November
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
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 trend came after soda ash prices in China reached
record highs in November.
Fastmarkets’ price assessment for soda...