SEPTEMBER 2023 CHLORINE PRODUCTION
In September, the European chlorine production stood at 590,676 tonnes. With 19,689 tonnes, the September 2023 average daily production was 2.4% lower than in the previous month (August 2023: 20,166 tonnes), but 2.0% higher than in September 2022 (19,306 tonnes).
With 260,790 tonnes, the September 2023 caustic soda stocks were 8.3% higher than in the previous month (August 2023: 240,778 tonnes) and 72,331 tonnes above the level of September 2022 (188,459 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 2023.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 27 + Norway/Switzerland/UK
|Month||Production (tonnes)||Capacity Utilisation (%)|
|1st Half Year||4,504,576||3,628,468||-19.4%||77.7%||62.1%|
Caustic soda stocks (tonnes)
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
For more information please contact:
Marleen Pauwels, Executive Director, Euro Chlor, +32 493 255 607 or email@example.com.
About Euro Chlor:
Euro Chlor represents 38 member companies producing chlorine at 62 manufacturing locations in 19 countries