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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Feb. 24

3:09 PM MST | February 24, 2012 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW:   BASF’s fourth-quarter earnings were adversely impacted by economic weakness, but the company still showed profitability and forecasts growth for this year. Meanwhile, Borealis earnings fell, and the company said it is expecting a challenging 2012.   Westlake Chemical may drop its $35/share bid for Georgia Gulf if the latter company refuses to enter into negotiations for a deal.   The Indian chemical industry has been growing quickly, but uncertainty is creeping in due to high feedstock prices and volatile energy costs and...

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