Europe Watch

Robinson, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the European chemical industry. For the first half of June 2006, BorsodChem Co. posted an operating profit of Forint 12.6 billion (€ 46m/$59 million), up 30% from the same period in the previous year. Second quarter operating profits from Kali und Salz fell 7.3% to €59.4 million, compared with the same period in 2005. Albemarle Corp. plans to sell its potassium chloride chemicals facility in Thann, France, to International Chemical Investors Group Co.


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