Braskem sees its earnings fall 42%

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the profits posted by Brazil-based Braskem SA in the first quarter of 2006. The company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization declined 42% to Real 400 million (€152 million/$193 million) during the first quarter of 2006, compared with the previous year. Its net profit was Real 122 million in the first quarter, compared with a net profit of Real 206 million in the first quarter of 2005.


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