IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Newsbriefs

Celanese Profits Rise on Strong Margins and Pricing

2:14 PM MDT | July 30, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Weidman: Volumes improved. Celanese reported fourth-quarter 2006 net earnings down 56%, to $77 million, due in part to a higher tax expense. Net sales increased 8%, to $1.66 billion, driven by improved pricing on continued strong demand, increased volumes in specialty businesses, and positive currency impacts, the company says. Operating profits grew 9.7%, to $185 million, as improved margins offset higher selling and administrative expenses, the company says. Year-ago results included $51 million in non-recurring gains and lower tax expense, Celanese says...

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 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 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

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


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