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U.S. Chlor-Alkali Operating Rates Fall in September

12:34 PM MDT | October 19, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley

U.S chlor-alkali operating rates plunged in September, falling 5-percentage points, to 80%, says the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). This decline follows three consecutive months of increased operating rates North America. Chlorine production fell about 10% in September compared with August. 92,002 tons less chlorine gas and 86,689 tons less liquid chlorine were produced, down about 9.5% and 11%, respectively. Year-on-year chlorine production continues to lag. Combined chlorine production volumes dropped about 22.5% in September compared with the year-ago...

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