10 September 2013 20:47 [Source: ICIS news]
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The move comes as
ANSAC had handled exports to
US producers export about 147,000 tonnes to
ANSAC announced a $30/tonne price increase for exports in April on all non-contract sales. Some of that increase was taken among Asian customers, ANSAC officials said.
In June, Tata Chemicals North America and FMC Wyoming followed suit, both announcing a $15/ton increase for off-list domestic sales. In July, OCI Chemical, which does not typically announce increases, sent customers notice of a $15/ton increase.
Solvay did not announce a price increase, but is notifying customers that it plans a $15/tonne domestic price increase, as well, market participants said.
The current ICIS-assessed price for
Soda ash is primarily used in the production of glass containers and flat glass for residential and commercial buildings, as well as in pharmaceuticals, food preparation, water conditioning and other uses.
($1 = €0.75)
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