August 2019 chlorine production
The August European chlorine production reached 829,181 tonnes. With 26,748 tonnes, the August 2019 average daily production was 1.4% higher than in the previous month (July 2019: 26,389 tonnes), and 3.2% higher than in August 2018 (25,916 tonnes).
With 263,428 tonnes, the August 2019 caustic soda stocks were 20% higher than in the previous month (July 2019: 219,446 tonnes), and 21,795 tonnes above the level of August 2018 (241,633 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in August 2019.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First 1/2 Year||4,780,962||4,758,288||-0.5||85.7||83.8|
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.