Soda ash pricing news

  • June 2018

    PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue selected soda ash prices

    26 June 2018

    Industrial Minerals is opening a market consultation to seek feedback on its proposal to discontinue several soda ash prices.

  • Price Briefing: June 15-21

    22 June 2018

    Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation, amendment to iodine prices; China’s magnesia prices steady amid sporadic buying; Global antimony trioxide market softens, Europe resists; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue talc prices; Lower producer offers weigh on Chinese brown fused alumina prices; Bauxite prices drop further as China supply remains tight; Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade hydroxide prices fall in quiet trading conditions; Trade log June 2018: Lithium; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue selected fluorspar prices

  • Price Briefing: June 1-7

    08 June 2018

    Cheaper material offered by smaller producers weigh on Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate, hydroxide prices; European antimony trioxide market softens on lack of sales; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of celestite; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of olivine price; Fresh talk about consolidation of Liaoning province's magnesia sector but prices steady for now; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kyanite pricing; China fluorspar prices push higher while sellers wait for stronger prices; No movement on Chinese soda ash price despite restored supply sources

  • No movement on Chinese soda ash price despite restored supply sources

    08 June 2018

    Soda ash production in China was down year-on-year in the first four months of 2018 but an easing of the factors restricting output has brought a short period of stability to prices.

  • IM's May Price Movements

    05 June 2018

    IM's monthly price movements.

  • Indian soda ash spot prices forced up on rupee weakness

    01 June 2018

    A price rise from the country’s producers two weeks ago has now begun to influence prices in India’s soda ash spot market.

  • Price Briefing: May 25 - 31

    01 June 2018

    Refractory brown fused alumina prices fall in China, WFA stable; Global antimony trioxide market strengthens upon higher antimony metal price; Indian barite exports further undercut Chinese prices; Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices soften in China; other global prices unchanged; Strong dollar weighs on Indian soda ash list prices

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