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Braskem’s First-Quarter Profits Fall

2:32 PM MDT | May 20, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Braskem reported first-quarter net profits down 35%, to R$83 million ($49 million), compared with the same year-ago period. Consolidated Ebitda fell 32%, to R$583 million, due to higher naptha costs and lower aromatics sales, but was partially offset by growth in domestic resin sales and higher selling prices. Sales were flat at R$4.4 billion. Meanwhile, Braskem says it is evaluating several projects including boosting capacity of polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene at Copesul (Triunfo), adding 200,000 m.t./year of polyvinyl chloride capacity by 2010 at an...

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