TITLE

International Markets, Higher Prices Drive Earnings Growth

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Kerri
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Chemical Week;1/28/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the profits posted by North American chemical companies for the fourth quarter of 2007. DuPont reported earnings up 19%, to $522 million, excluding benefits, on sales up 11%, to $7 billion. DuPont's operating income rose in all business segments, helped by higher sales and improved selling prices. Potash Corp.'s net income more than doubled, to $376.8 million, on sales up 40%, to $1.4 billion. Methanex reported that its net income rose by less than 1%, to $171.7 million.
ACCESSION #
30002099

 

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