Overview

Argus Caustic Soda Analytics is a data-driven evaluation of supply-demand fundamentals forecasts for caustic soda markets, published twice a year. 

The service includes a 10-year forecast and five-year history covering supply and demand balances and capacities, organized by country and region. 

You will receive a PowerPoint PDF report written by our experts plus the accompanying Excel data files. 

Key features

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10-year forecast and a five-year history

Covering caustic soda capacities, supply and demand, trade, and feedstock forecasts for leading derivatives, by country and region, published twice a year.

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Detailed report

In an easy-to-read PowerPoint format focussing on new plant capacities, growth rates in relevant markets, and regulatory concerns.

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Production processes

Coverage of different production processes for caustic soda and key technologies for derivatives.

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Regional insights

Covering capacities and operating rates based on global trade and economics.

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Downloadable datasets

With data on supply, demand, capacities, operating rates and trade balances, by country and region.

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Access to specialists

Speak to the experts behind Argus’ long-term analytics forecast services.

Customers that benefit

  • Upstream energy and salt providers 

    Use our price assessments within supply contracts directly and to support contract negotiations. Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies. 

 

  • Producers of chlor-alkali 

    Use our price assessments within supply contracts directly and to support contract negotiations. Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies. 

 

  • Distributors and traders 

    Use our global price data, regional market analysis, and capacity lost analysis to review arbitrage and trade opportunities, and to support price negotiations. 


 


 
  • Consumers of chlorine 

    Use our price assessments within supply contracts directly and to support contract negotiations. Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies. 

 

  • Consumers of caustic soda 

    Use our price assessments within supply contracts directly and to support contract negotiations. Use our data and market analysis for an independent view on supply, demand and market dynamics for negotiations, budget planning and weekly commercial management strategies. 

 

  • Banks and investors 

    Use our price data to model listed companies producing, or with major spend on, chlor-alkali and derivatives. Use our global market analysis and news to keep abreast of the latest market dynamics.