IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

DSM Reports Lower Profits and Sales in the Fourth Quarter

4:22 AM MST | February 18, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz

DSM says its fourth-quarter 2008 Ebitda was down 20%, to  €241 million ($309.8 million) on sales 6% lower at €2.09 billion. Most of DSM's material science businesses were severely impacted by a sharp drop in demand in the fourth quarter, says Feike Sijbesma, chairman of DSM. "We have implemented actions to prioritize the generation of cash and have swiftly taken the necessary steps to reduce costs in the affected businesses," he says. Further measures will be implemented as required, he adds. The DSM Engineering Plastics, DSM Resins, DSM...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa