US Soda Ash Prices Up 10% in 2005

Green River, WY – Despite stiff competition from China, the Wyoming soda ash industry is posting solid numbers. More than 95 percent of the soda ash produced in the United
States comes from Wyoming. Last year, the value of U-S soda ash increased more than ten percent. Production numbers are also on the rise. Meanwhile, demand for soda ash is expected to continue growing slightly over the next few years. Much of that demand is now being met by China, the world's soda ash leader since 2003.