TITLE

US caustic exports brisk in response to Japan quake

AUTHOR(S)
LIAO, RUTH; Widjaja, Feliana; Wilson, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;3/28/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 11, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
59945526

 

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