May 2017 Chlorine Production
With 26,813 tonnes, the May average daily production was 3.2% higher than in the previous month (April 2017: 25,988 tonnes), and 11.1% higher than in May 2016 (24,142 tonnes).
With 189,025 tonnes, the May caustic soda stocks were 3.2% lower than in the previous month (April 2017: 195,342 tonnes), and 32,301 tonnes below the level of May 2016 (221,326 tonnes).
Details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway
and Switzerland in May 2017 are provided in the following tables.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
Dolf van Wijk, Executive Director, tel: +32 2 676 73 70
Footnote 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 estimates have to be made when data is supplied late by a producer. This is subsequently adjusted when the actual figure becomes available.