June 2020 Chlorine Production
In June 2020, the European chlorine production stood at 699,112 tonnes. With 23,304 tonnes, the June 2020 average daily production was 0.4% lower than in the previous month (May 2020: 23,409 tonnes), and 6.9% lower than in June 2019 (25,039 tonnes).
With 238,230 tonnes, the June 2020 caustic soda stocks were 13.9% higher than in the previous month (May 2020: 209,098 tonnes), and 3,283 tonnes above the level of June 2019 (234,947 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in May 2020.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First Half Year||4,757,660||4,542,432||-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.