29 March 2012 10:33 [Source: ICIS news]
Soda ash imports from
Soda ash from
“The ADD can come into effect any time,” a local producer said.
Offers of dense grade soda ash from
“People have shown interest in imports and some quantity is already on the way,” the India-based producer added.
A 5,000 tonne
Meanwhile, major Chinese producers were eyeing price hikes in April on account of squeezed margins but the amount of increase has yet to be ascertained as producers were monitoring the domestic market conditions.
Soda ash is available in two grades; dense and light grades.
Glass manufacturing is the largest application for soda ash namely in the production of containers, fiberglass insulation, or flat glass for the housing, commercial building, and automotive industries.
Soda ash is also used in the production of household detergents and paper products.
Major soda ash producers in Asia include
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