The ICIS Soda Ash Report is published weekly in Asia, Europe and the US

  • In Asia, there are three price quotes for the dense grade, covering exports out of China on a FOB basis and imports into NE and SE Asia on a CFR basis. For the light grade, there is one quote which tracks exports from China
  • There is a combined Europe and US report with prices and commentary and also a US report with a single price quote
  • European domestic prices are for dense and light product, on a FOB NWE and FOB Bl Sea basis for bags
  • US quotes are for dense product on a FOB USG basis for bulk volumes

Active Documents

Soda Ash Methodology Consultation 2021


ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the soda ash weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions […]

Soda Ash Methodology – 5 October 2021


This is the ICIS pricing methodology for soda ash. ICIS quotes soda ash prices in Europe and the US in a combined report, and in a separate report for Asia-Pacific. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. For […]