JULY 2023 CHLORINE PRODUCTION
In July, the European chlorine production reached 658,845 tonnes. With 21,253 tonnes, the July 2023 average daily production was 6.9% higher than in the previous month (June 2023: 19,879 tonnes) but 4.2% lower than in July 2022 (22,179 tonnes).
With 232,412 tonnes, the July 2023 caustic soda stocks were 12.3% higher than in the previous month (June 2023: 207,014 tonnes) and 26,404 tonnes above the level of July 2022 (206,008 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-27 countries plus Norway, Switzerland, and the UK in July 2023.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|1st Half Year||4,504,576||3,630,752||-19.4%||77.7%||62.2%|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
For more information please contact: Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 493 255 607 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Euro Chlor:
Euro Chlor represents 38 member companies producing chlorine at 62 manufacturing locations in 19 countries.
Note to editors:
Some of the totals for each month may vary slightly compared with figures used earlier. Please rely on the most recent information since it sometimes happens that we have to estimate when a producer is late in providing data. This is subsequently adjusted when the actual figure becomes available.