Soda ash latest news

  • December 2018

    Chinese soda ash price rises, demand stronger before Chinese New Year

    07 December 2018

    Soda ash consumers are looking to fill inventories before Chinese producers suspend operations for their annual national holiday, which is pressuring prices higher.

  • November 2018

    Fastmarkets IM to delist one soda ash price

    26 November 2018

    Following the previous consultation that began on October 26, Fastmarkets IM has suspended one of its soda ash prices.

  • PRICING NOTICE: Amendments to soda ash prices

    13 November 2018

    Fastmarkets IM is making amendments to the specifications of to four of its soda ash prices.

  • Low-quality soda ash ore reflects in Ciner Resources’ Q3 results

    12 November 2018

    US soda ash producer Ciner Resources earnings have been affected again by unforeseen events, for a second consecutive quarter, resulting in lower production and lower sales.

  • Low Rhine water levels causing raw material supply drought [UPDATED]

    06 November 2018

    The low water levels along the River Rhine have meant that the flow of raw materials supplies has diminished and has placed a premium on the sparse supply of cargo barges.

  • Price Briefing: October 26 - November 1

    02 November 2018

    China’s daily crude steel output dips in mid-October, Magnesia prices firm as China launches a new environmental inspections, China’s crude stainless steel output up 8.5% in January-September, Market tightness reflected in rise in European soda ash contract price, PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue one soda ash price, Bottom end of spot iodine price range moves up for first time in 13 weeks, GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices stabilize