First half positive for many, second half likely buoyant

Robinson, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of several European chemical companies in the first half of 2006. Lanxess chairman Axel Heitmann believes that the concentration on high-margin businesses and corporate reorganization have contributed to the performance of the company. Ciba Specialty Chemicals has posted a 9% increase in sales and gross profit.


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