May 2020 Chlorine Production
In May 2020, the European chlorine production stood at 725,689 tonnes. With 23,409 tonnes, the May 2020 average daily production was 0.03% higher than in the previous month (April 2020: 23,401 tonnes), but 2.75% lower than in May 2019 (24,071 tonnes).
With 209,098 tonnes, the May 2020 caustic soda stocks were 18.6% higher than in the previous month (April 2020: 176,243 tonnes), but 61,308 tonnes below the level of May 2019 (270,406 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 (%)|
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.