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The Billion-Dollar Club

European Currencies Prove Their Weight

11:37 AM MDT | September 26, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

BASF for the second year in a row sits atop the Billion-Dollar Club, CW’s annual ranking of companies by chemical sales. BASF reported 2007 chemical revenues up 13%, to $64.6 billion. Dow Chemical hung on to second place with sales up 9%, to $53.5 billion. BASF is pulling away from the pack, however. The company’s sales were 5% greater than Dow’s last year, but are 21% above Dow’s in this year’s table. Acquisitions made in 2006 and 2007 as well as the impact of favorable currency exchange rates helped BASF retain its top spot. Ineos...

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Comments (3) for The Billion-Dollar Club
Why did you put column headers on the large table? In th edigitial version, it is very difficulty to figure out what data is in which column.
Posted by John Rapko on Sunday, September 28, 2008 @ 06:16 PM
Please provide the table and include the missing column headers. It is difficult if not impossible to figure out the meaning behind the data.
Posted by Danielle Gardner on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 @ 02:27 PM
Posted by kanaiyo on Friday, December 12, 2008 @ 05:01 AM

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