November 2020 chlorine and caustic production
The November 2020 European chlorine production reached 781,629 tonnes. With 26,054 tonnes, the November 2020 average daily production was 5.1% higher than in the previous month (October 2020: 24,793 tonnes) and 4.8% higher than in November 2019 (24,852 tonnes).
With 221,534 tonnes, the November 2020 caustic soda stocks were 3.0% higher than in the previous month (October 2020: 215,062 tonnes), but 13,787 tonnes above the level of November 2019 (207,747 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 November 2020.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First Half Year||4,757,660||4,542,487||-4.5||83.8||78.6|
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 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.