AUGUST 2023 CHLORINE PRODUCTION
In August, the European chlorine production stood at 625,537 tonnes. With 20,179 tonnes, the August 2023 average daily production was 5.1% lower than in the previous month (July 2023: 21,257 tonnes) and 4.9% lower than in August 2022 (21,208 tonnes).
With 240,402 tonnes, the August 2023 caustic soda stocks were 3.4% higher than in the previous month (July 2023: 232,412 tonnes). No comparison can be made with the August 2022 stock levels since we could not publish them in respect of the Cefic statistical rules.
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 August 2023.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|1st Half Year||4,504,576||3,630,765||-19.4%||77.7%||62.2%|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
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
For more information please contact:
Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 493 255 607 or email@example.com.
About Euro Chlor:
Euro Chlor represents 38 member companies producing chlorine at 62 manufacturing locations in 19 countries