TITLE

DSM grapples with price

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, John
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 54, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the plan of DSM amidst pricing issues in some of the more mature parts of its nutritional products portfolio. Outgoing chairman Peter Elverding said that despite the problem, the company has chosen to defend and further strengthen its market position even at the expense of margins. He stressed that the move would mean decreased earnings in 2007. DSM chief financial officer Rolf-Dieter Schwalb revealed that basic vitamin C and carotenoids are facing low-cost competition from China and other producers.
ACCESSION #
24348661

 

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