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Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p14
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the earnings of chemical firms for the second quarter of 2006. DuPont posted a 3.9% drop in net profits to $915m, but said it expects to achieve strong earnings growth in the second half of 2006. Nova Chemicals' net income reached $108m compared with a $25m loss for the period in 2005. Albemarle reported a 35% rise in net income to $43.3m.


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