Soda ash latest news

  • October 2016

    Price Briefing 21-27 October

    28 October 2016

    Antimony trioxide price increase, while chromite continued its uptrend on tight supply. In iodine, the price war to gain market share may be coming to an end.

  • Soda Ash 2016: Glass sector enjoys stability

    27 October 2016

    Soda ash sector strengthening as glass end markets remain stable. However, materials recycling has started gathering speed. In fluorspar news, fluorsid buys AlF3 Odda operation with sulphuric acid buy likely to follow.

  • Chinese soda ash makers call for price hike

    24 October 2016

    Higher production costs, strengthening downstream markets and a tighter supply picture are likely to have motivated the proposed price hike.

  • Cement demand to fall in China by 2020 – MIIT

    11 October 2016

    The Chinese government estimates that cement demand in China will fall while flat glass consumption will increase by 2020 as the country switches to greener building materials as part of its 13th five-year development plan.