Lower Costs, Higher Margins Boost Idemitsu's Petchem Profits

17:06 PM | August 7, 2012 | Ian Young

Idemitsu Kōsan says that operating profits at the company's petrochemicals business soared by 50% in its fiscal first quarter, ended June 30, 2012, to ¥1.7 billion ($22 million) compared with the year...