Commodities

Caustic soda rises on tight supply

PTI New Delhi | Updated on August 03, 2013 Published on August 03, 2013

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Caustic soda prices rose by Rs 50 per 50 kg in the national capital on Saturday on increased demand from consuming industries amid short supplies.

Caustic soda flake rose by Rs 50 to Rs 1,850-1,950 per 50 kg.Marketmen said apart from good demand from detergent manufacturers, tight supplies from producing belts, pushed up caustic soda prices on the wholesale chemical market here.

The following are today’s quotations: Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 1,100-2,400, Acetic acid (1 kg) Rs 40-50, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-900, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 4,500-5,200, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,200-2,600.

Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 1,850-1,950, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,500-4,000, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 3,000-3,300, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 415, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 335, Glycerine (1 kg) Rs 100-120, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 95, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 35-50, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,080, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,030 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 900.

Published on August 03, 2013
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