Europe Watch

Gibson, Jane
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs in the chemical industry in Europe. French private equity group Axa said that it has reduced its stake in Germany's Merck KGaA to 3.3%. Poland's Zaklady Chemiczne Police's fourth quarter operating loss leapt to zloty 274.09m ($92.37m, €70.25m). Croda posted a 7.3% year-on-year rise in pre-tax profit for 2006, and said that it expects to meet its targets for 2007.


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