Soda ash and fluorochemicals boost Solvay’s Q1 profit
Published: Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Chemicals unit profit up 55% as container glass and detergent sectors recover
Solvays chemicals segment, the worlds leading
producer of soda ash, reported a 55% increase in profits for
the first quarter of 2011 on higher volumes and sales prices,
the Belgian company said.
The segment pulled in recurring earnings before interest and
tax (REBIT) of 101m. ($150m.) compared with 65m.