May 2021 Chlorine Production
In May, the European chlorine production reached 800,970 tonnes. With 25,838 tonnes, the May 2021 average daily production was 0.6% higher than in the previous month (April 2021: 25,685 tonnes), and 10.4% higher than in May 2020 (23,409 tonnes).
With 191,318 tonnes, the May 2021 caustic soda stocks were 7.3% lower than in the previous month (April 2021: 206,409 tonnes), and 17,780 tonnes below the level of May 2020 (209,098 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 May 2021.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
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Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 2 436 9500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About Euro Chlor
Euro Chlor represents 38 full member companies producing chlorine at 60 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.