Chang, Joseph
November 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;11/19/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 19, p24
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the third-quarter financial results of Switzerland-based specialty and fine chemical producer Clariant AG. The company's share price plummeted by 13% after it reported an unexpected net loss, and operating profits were down by 90%. In a world of fluctuating energy prices and raw material costs, European specialty chemical players face real problems. Shares of Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. fell by 4% after Clariant's disastrous results.


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