Soda ash makers cut output as glass demand declines

Chemical Explorer: With a reduction in glass production during the October-December quarter last year, soda ash producers are witnessing a fall in demand.

They're now operating at lower capacities.   

Soda ash is a prime requirement in glass making. "Demand from the glass industry has reduced mainly on account of slackness in the real estate and automobile sectors. These are the major glass consuming segments. This caused a fall in demand for soda ash," said a senior official of a leading soda ash manufacturer.

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600450 Soda ash makers cut output as glass demand declines
Date: 26 March 2013

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