September 2020 Chlorine Production
The September 2020 European chlorine production stood at 731,111 tonnes. With 24,370 tonnes, the September 2020 average daily production was 1.7% lower than in the previous month (August 2020: 24,796 tonnes) and 2.2% lower than in September 2019 (24,912 tonnes).
With 227,330 tonnes, the September 2020 caustic soda stocks were 13.4% lower than in the previous month (August 2020: 262,649 tonnes), and 26,737 tonnes above the level of September 2019 (254,067 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 September 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.