IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Ube records fall in profits and sales

9:54 AM MDT | May 13, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Ube Industries reports a 64.2% fall in net profits for the fiscal year ended 31 March compared with the previous fiscal year, to ¥8.2 billion ($80.5 million). Full-year sales decreased 1.9%, to ¥626 billion. Ube’s chemicals and plastics segment reports a 5% fall in full-year sales, to ¥219.3 billion, and operating profits for the segment decreased 78%, to ¥5 billion. The market for caprolactam was weak partly because of the global economic slowdown, Ube says. Margins decreased substantially compared with the previous fiscal year because the...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 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