Caustic stocks low

Bains, Elizabeth; Brice, Andy
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports that market tightness has prompted European caustic soda producers to propose a price hike in 2006. Two suppliers have already proposed increases of €20-30/dry metric tonne for the distribution market from December 1, with larger hikes to follow for all contracts from January 1, 2007. Supplies have been restricted since the end of August. Since January, the monthly export figure has fallen by 18%.


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