April 2020 Chlorine Production
In April 2020, the European chlorine production reached 704,728 tonnes. With 23,491 tonnes, the April 2020 average daily production was 7.5% lower than in the previous month (March 2020: 25,404 tonnes), and 10.7% lower than in April 2019 (26,303 tonnes).
With 178,306 tonnes, the April 2020 caustic soda stocks were 15% lower than in the previous month (March 2020: 209,701 tonnes), and 114,835 tonnes below the level of April 2019 (293,141 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in April 2020.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
For more information please contact:
Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 2 436 9500
About Euro Chlor
Euro Chlor represents 35 full member companies producing chlorine at 65 manufacturing locations in 21 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.