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Markets :: Basic Chemicals :: Inorganic Chemicals :: Chlor-alkali
11:52 AM MST | January 14, 2008 | RC
Analysts predict another strong year for the U.S. chlor-alkali market. The tight caustic soda supply that characterized the second half of 2007 will persist throughout much of the year, sources say. Healthy demand in foreign markets along with the unfavorable exchange rate will continue to slow imports into the U.S. “It could be well into the second half of the year before the supply situation eases,” market sources say. “Caustic soda pricing will remain strong through the second quarter, maybe even into the third quarter,” says an...
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