05 November 2013 07:35 [Source: ICIS news]TOKYO (ICIS)--Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan on Tuesday posted a first-half net profit of yen (Y) 38.8bn ($394m), soaring from a net profit of Y2.45bn in the same period a year earlier, with sales boosted by higher import prices for crude oil resulting from the weakened Japanese yen.
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