July 2019 Chlorine Production
In July 2019, the European chlorine production reached 818,013 tonnes. With 26,388 tonnes, the July 2019 average daily production was 5.2% higher than in the previous month (June 2019: 25,079 tonnes), but 0.1% lower than in July 2018 (26,420 tonnes).
With 219,542 tonnes, the July 2019 caustic soda stocks were 7.3% lower than in the previous month (June 2019: 236,897 tonnes), and 17,112 tonnes below the level of July 2018 (236,654 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in July 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.