Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the chemical industry as of May 2006. Vinythai saw its first quarter net profit decline by about 75 percent on lower sales volumes and prices compared to the previous year. Albemarle plans to close its bromine chemicals and potassium chloride plants at Thann in France by the end of 2007. The operating profits of Kuraray increased by 5.4 percent in the 2005-2006 financial year. Mosaic will shut down its phosphate mine in Fort Green, Florida by the end of the month.


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