OUTLOOK ’19 - VIDEO: Europe caustic soda contract price diverges from spot market

Source: ICIS News


LONDON (ICIS)--Trends in the European caustic soda market in 2018 were complex, as both spot and contract prices re-aligned towards historical norms after spiking in 2017 and early in the year.

Towards the end of 2018 domestic availability began to contract, while conversely import availability remained very healthy and export prices continued to fall.

Senior Editor Chris Barker talks to Helena Strathearn about these developments and the mixed expectations for caustic soda in 2019.

Edited by Chris Barker