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Chlorine Output Drops In Europe
2:19 AM MST | January 26, 2009
European chlorine production fell 15% in December 2008 compared with the previous month, and 36% compared with December 2007, says European chlor-alkali industry association Euro Chlor (Brussels). The “drastic drop” in chlorine production is occurring across Europe and “reflects the impact of the global recession on sales of chlorine derivatives,” Euro Chlor says. December caustic soda stocks dropped 16% in Europe from the previous month, and were about 24% lower than in December 2007. December 2008 caustic soda exports were about 52% of...
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