05 March 2012 09:00 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 2 March 2012.
Europe PE prices approach record highs
Polyethylene (PE) prices in Europe are approaching previous record high levels as producers target increases of €150/tonne ($200/tonne) following the €86/tonne increase in the March ethylene contract price, sources said on Thursday.
DSM's Q4 net profit falls 43% in tough economic environment
DSM’s fourth-quarter net profit fell by 43% year on year to €85m ($115m), partly on lower earnings from its performance materials business amid a challenging economic environment, the Dutch chemicals producer said on Wednesday.
Greek chemical industry seeks stakeholder support amid turmoil
Chemical producers in
Oxea’s Q4 net income falls sharply to €8.7m as sales drop 6.5%
Oxea’s net income in the fourth quarter of 2011 fell to €8.7m from €24.3m in the same period the year before, as a result of lower revenues and higher income taxes, the global oxo chemicals company said on Monday.
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