TITLE

Mixed bag for Q2

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Simon
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the profits posted by some chemical firms in Europe. Swiss speciality chemicals group Clariant AG blames restructuring charges, and higher energy, logistics and raw materials costs for its sharp 46% drop in second quarter operating profit to SF62 million (€39.4 million/$50.3 million). At German specialities producer Degussa, earnings before interest and taxes rose 19% in the second half to €437 million on sales of €5.5 billion.
ACCESSION #
23158492

 

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