Japan has up-and-down year

Iazell, Mark
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the profits posted by some chemical companies in Japan in 2005. Asahi Kasei Corp. posted a 6.1% decline in operating profit to ¥108.7 billion compared in 2004. Meanwhile, Teijin Ltd. reported better earnings in the year ended March 2006, with operating income rising 47% to ¥76.7 billion on sales of ¥938 billion, up 3.3.% as the company expanded its high-margin businesses. Toray Co. posted a 14.8% rise in operating profit to ¥81 billion while sales expanded 9.9% ¥1427 billion.


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