August 2020 Chlorine Production
The August 2020 European chlorine production stood at 768,719 tonnes. With 24,797 tonnes, the August 2020 average daily production was 3.5% lower than in the previous month (July 2020: 25,686 tonnes) and 7.5% lower than in August 2019 (26,798 tonnes).
With 262,649 tonnes, the August 2020 caustic soda stocks were 8.4% higher than in the previous month (July 2020: 242,353 tonnes), and 85 tonnes above the level of August 2019 (262,564 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway, Switzerland and the UK in August 2020.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First Half Year||4,757,660||4,542,457||-4.5||83.8||78.6|
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.