May 2019 Chlorine Production
In May 2019, the European chlorine production reached 737,308 tonnes. With 23,784 tonnes, the May 2019 average daily production was 9.6% lower than in the previous month (April 2019: 26,300 tonnes), and 9.4% lower than in May 2018 (26,252 tonnes).
With 276,812 tonnes, the May 2019 caustic soda stocks were 6% lower than in the previous month (April 2019: 294,316 tonnes), but 5,400 tonnes above the level of May 2018 (271,412 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 2019.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
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