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Caustic soda up on rising demand from consuming units

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Caustic soda prices were trading up by Rs 100 per 50 kg in the national capital today owing to fall in supplies from producing belts amidst firm demand from consuming industries. Caustic soda flake rose by Rs 100 to Rs 2,250-2,350 per 50 kg. Marketmen said, apart from good demand from detergent manufacturers, tight supplies from producing regions, pushed up caustic soda prices at the wholesale chemical market here. Following are today's quotations: Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 950-1,800, Acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-600, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,300, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,400. Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 2,250-2,350, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,850-4,250, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 4,100-4,600, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 430, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 375, Glycerin (1 kg) Rs 100-150, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 98, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 30-40, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,205, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,165 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,085.
Paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 60-65 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Rs 70-80 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 70-75 Soda ash (50 kg) (Tata) Rs 1,325 Soda ash (50 kg) (Gujarat) Rs 1,320 Soda ash (50 kg) (DCW) Rs 1,320 Soda ash (50 kg) (Birla) Rs 1,315 Soda Hydro Sulphate (1 kg) Rs 110-140 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) damosha Rs 130 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) Rs 125 Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 140-182 Sodium silicate(50 kg) Rs 1,100-1,500 Sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,350 Sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700 Sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kg) Rs 1,400 Stable bleaching powder (25 kg) Rs 425-650 Tartaric acid France (1 kg) Rs 480 Thymol (1 kg) Rs 410 Titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 140-210 Oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,600-2,700 Zinc oxide (Kg) 140-185.

First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 14:42 IST
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