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Chlor-Alkali Operating Rates Rise
10:48 AM MST | February 27, 2009 | LINDSEY BEWLEY
Average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants jumped to 69% in January, a 19 percentage point increase from the previous month, the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA) says. Chlorine production rose about 42% in January compared with December 2008. About 226,054 tons more chlorine gas and 213,054 tons more liquid chlorine were produced, up 38% and 46%, respectively. However, chlorine gas production volumes dropped about 26% year-on-year in January, to 819,566 tons and liquid chlorine production fell about 29%, to 673,694 tons. Liquid caustic soda production...
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