Euro Chlor represents 35 full member companies producing chlorine at 65 manufacturing locations in 21 countries. The association shares information on the chlorine and caustic soda industry.
Europe – In November, the European chlorine production reached 736,689 tonnes. With 24,556 tonnes, the November average daily production was 6.3 % higher than in the previous month (October 2018: 23,090 tonnes), but 11.1 % lower than in November 2017 (27,615 tonnes).
With 198,514 tonnes, the November 2018 caustic soda stocks were 0.3 % higher than in the previous month (October 2018: 197,858 tonnes), and 33,019 tonnes below the level of November 2017 (231,533 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 2018.
Chlorine production & capacity utilisation - EU 28 + Norway/Switzerland