MAY 2023 CHLORINE PRODUCTION
In May, the European chlorine production reached 622,028 tonnes. With 20,065 tonnes, the May 2023 average daily production was 0.3% higher than in the previous month (April 2023: 20,013 tonnes), but 16.9% lower than in May 2022 (24,144 tonnes).
With 267,745 tonnes, the May 2023 caustic soda stocks were 8.8% lower than in the previous month (April 2023: 293,686 tonnes) but 74,577 tonnes above the level of May 2022 (193,168 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 2023.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
For more information please contact: Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 493 255 607 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.