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Chlor-Alkali: New Capacity Limits Recovery

2:00 PM MST | January 7, 2011

Chlor-alkali producers had a successful 2010, as prices for caustic soda increased throughout the year. However, further upside in 2011 may be limited, as new global supply remains a concern, analysts say. Nearly 1 million tons of new capacity coming online in the U.S. market in 2011-2012, and both buyers and sellers will have to face excess capacity as new product comes onstream, players say. Price increases in the fourth-quarter of 2010 totaled $135/ton, and producers are still implementing the last of the three hikes, at $50/ton. Assuming the remainder of this...

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