January 2020 Chlorine Production
In January, the European chlorine production reached 828,393 tonnes. With 26,722 tonnes, the January 2020 average daily production was 8.7% higher than in the previous month (December 2019: 24,582 tonnes), but 4.0% lower than in January 2019 (27,841 tonnes).
With 226,479 tonnes, the January 2020 caustic soda stocks were 0.4% higher than in the previous month (December 2019: 225,632 tonnes), and 46,153 tonnes below the level of January 2019 (272,632 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in January 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.