US caustic exports brisk in response to Japan quake

LIAO, RUTH; Widjaja, Feliana; Wilson, Stephanie
March 2011
ICIS Chemical Business;3/28/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 11, p24
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the increase in the export demand for U.S. caustic soda resulting from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11, 2011. It offers information on the shutdown of several caustic soda plants owned by Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. in Chiba and Kashima. It presents information on the global supply of caustic soda which is 100,000 tonnes per month.


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