Caustic soda hike is on the cards

Gibson, Jane
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p36
Trade Publication
The article provides an update on caustic soda prices in Europe. Quarterly caustic soda price discussions are soon to get under way in Europe, with producers suggesting hikes of up to €75/ton from July 1, 2006. Several factors such as demand, rising costs upstream and increasingly stretched stocks seem certain to support the price push. Sellers are determined to achieve significant increases for the third quarter, particularly after attempts fell flat in the second quarter.


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