DuPont profits on the up

Davis, Nigel; Gibson, Jane
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/30/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 64, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial results of Dupont for the first quarter of 2007. It has recorded first-quarter operating profits 20% higher at $1.58 billion. Sales were up 6% at $7.85 billion. Higher seeds sales, stronger pharmaceuticals income, fixed-cost productivity gains and a favourable currency impact had led to the net profit increase, the company said. Sales volumes were 2% higher in the quarter and local currency selling prices up 2%.


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