11 February 2013 10:55 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Average European daily chlorine production in January 2013 rose by 4.6% month on month, industry body Euro Chlor said on Monday.
Average daily chlorine production for the region – comprising the EU, Norway and Switzerland – stood at 26,434 tonnes, compared with 25,277 tonnes/day in December 2012. Production during the month was down by 3.6% year on year from 27,410 tonnes/day on average in January 2012.
Caustic soda stocks were also down year on year, from 250,408 tonnes in January 2012.
Chlorine capacity utilisation stood at 76.4%, compared with 73.5% the previous month, and 79.5% in January 2012.
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