July 2020 Chlorine Production
The July 2020 European chlorine production reached 796,246 tonnes. With 25,685 tonnes, the July 2020 average daily production was 10.2% higher than in the previous month (June 2020: 23,305 tonnes), but 2.6% lower than in July 2019 (26,373 tonnes).
With 242,159 tonnes, the July 2020 caustic soda stocks were 1.6% higher than in the previous month (June 2020: 238,230 tonnes), and 23,477 tonnes above the level of July 2019 (218,682 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 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.