June 2019 Chlorine Production
In June 2019, the European chlorine production stood at 752,630 tonnes. With 25,088 tonnes, the June 2019 average daily production was 4.2% higher than in the previous month (May 2019: 24,068 tonnes), and 4.6% lower than in June 2018 (26,288 tonnes).
With 236,898 tonnes, the June 2019 caustic soda stocks were 14.4% lower than in the previous month (May 2019: 276,853 tonnes), and 19,498 tonnes below the level of June 2018 (256,396 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in June 2019.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First 1/2 Year||4,780,962||4,758,535||-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.