Japan's Nippon Fine Chemical April-Sept net profit rises 9.8%

30 October 2012 11:26  [Source: ICIS news]

TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s Nippon Fine Chemical reported on Tuesday a 9.8% year-on-year increase in net profit during the April-September period to yen (Y) 474m ($6m).

Its net sales in the six months to 30 September fell by 8.2% to Y11.7bn, while operating profit rose by 13% to Y758m, the company said in a statement.

Its industrial products segment posted a 16% year-on-year decline in operating profit to Y511.0m, with net sales falling 7.4% to Y8.52bn, Nippon Fine Chemical said. 

($1 = Y79.84)

By: Tomomi Yokomura
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