BASF net income slides, no chemicals upturn this year

17:28 PM | October 29, 2012 | —Natasha Alperowicz

BASF reported a 21% drop in third-quarter net income, to €946 million ($1.23 billion), on sales 8% higher, at €19 billion. Earnings per share were €1.19, compared with €1.52 in the year-earlier...