New report from Roskill analyses salt supply and demand worldwide

August 2007
Chemical Business;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p93
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from market analysts Roskill concerning salt production and consumption. The report noted that global output has increased at an average rate of 5.2%py while Asian output has increased by over 12.3%py. The growth in Asian salt output is said to be insufficient to satiate all regional demand. The four major end uses for salt include, chlorine and caustic soda manufacture in chlor-alkali industry, synthetic soda ash, edible salt for human consumption, and de-icing salt.


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