23 October 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit soda ash end markets severely enough to cause a 6.2% drop in global consumption this year, delegates were told at the latest World Soda Ash Conference, held online, on October 19-22.
06 October 2020
Fastmarkets opened a consultation on September 1, 2020, inviting feedback on its industrial minerals methodology in line with our annual methodology review process.
05 October 2020
The global economy has been shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic, which sparked lockdowns resulting in industrial activity in many sectors, including soda ash, being reduced to a bare minimum or a complete halt.
29 September 2020
The Chinese export soda ash price surged by 20% after domestic producers cut output to rebalance the local market.
17 September 2020
Soda ash consumers in Europe are seeking price reductions in early-stage contract negotiations with suppliers for 2021, a result of the weaker demand sparked by the coronavirus outbreak.
01 September 2020
Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on its pricing methodology for its industrial minerals, as part of its annual methodology review process and compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for PRAs.