October 2020 chlorine and caustic production
The October 2020 European chlorine production reached 768,633 tonnes. With 24,795 tonnes, the October 2020 average daily production was 1.9% higher than in the previous month (September 2020: 24,328 tonnes) and 2.2% higher than in October 2020 (24,252 tonnes).
With 215,062 tonnes, the October 2020 caustic soda stocks were 5.2% lower than in the previous month (September 2020: 226,865 tonnes), but 5,124 tonnes above the level of October 2019 (209,938 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 October 2020.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|First Half Year||4,757,660||4,542,457||-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.