Top Story

Headquarters of the BASF Group - Ludwigshafen

BASF not expecting demand upturn in fourth quarter

(adds chairman Q4 outlook and segment financials)

LONDON (ICIS)--BASF does not expect an upturn in demand in the fourth quarter of 2014, Kurt Bock, chairman of the Germany-based producer said on Friday in the group's interim report telephone conference.

He added the company has cut its 2014 chemicals production forecasts to 4.0% from 4.4%; and reduced global GDP growth predictions to 2.3% from a previously expected 2.5%.

more >>


Pages 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6... PreviousNext

Free trial to ICIS


INSIGHT: Ethylene cycle upturn may already be challenged
“The capacity that is being brought on-stream in China is being run a lot harder than some had expected.” more

VIDEO: ICIS Special Report - C3 value chain, early autumn


We welcome your feedback. Please feel free to send us your comments on any aspect of this site. Click here to make your comments.