November 2019 chlorine production
In November, the European chlorine production reached 744,988 tonnes. With 24,833 tonnes, the November 2019 average daily production was 2.3% higher than in the previous month (October 2019: 24,275 tonnes) and 1.1% higher than in November 2018 (24,568 tonnes).
With 207,753 tonnes, the November 2019 caustic soda stocks were 1.0% lower than in the previous month (October 2019: 209,938 tonnes), but 9,238 tonnes above the level of November 2018 (198,515 tonnes).
The following tables give the details of chlorine production and caustic soda stocks in the EU-28 countries plus Norway and Switzerland in November 2019.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First 1/2 Year||4,780,962||4,757,060||-0.5||85.7||83.8|
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.