JUNE 2023 CHLORINE PRODUCTION
In June, the European chlorine production reached 597,178 tonnes. With 19,906 tonnes, the June 2023 average daily production was 0.8% lower than in the previous month (May 2023: 20,065 tonnes) and 12.5% lower than in June 2022 (22,759 tonnes).
With 207,417 tonnes, the June 2023 caustic soda stocks were 22.5% lower than in the previous month (May 2023: 267,745 tonnes) but 14,363 tonnes above the level of June 2022 (193,054 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-27 countries plus Norway, Switzerland, and the UK in June 2023.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|1st Half Year||4,504,576||3,631,573||-19.4%||77.7%||62.2%|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
For more information please contact: Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 493 255 607 or email@example.com.
About Euro Chlor:
Euro Chlor represents 37 member companies producing chlorine at 62 manufacturing locations in 19 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.