Europe Watch

Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the financial performance of European chemical companies for the third quarter (Q3) of 2006. Syngenta's Q3 sales climbed 1% to $1.41bn. The refining and marketing business of BP suffered a 25% decrease in year-on-year Q3 replacement cost-operating profits to $1.50bn. Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis reported an 11% year-on-year increase in operating income for Q3 to $2.09bn on growth in all segments.


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