Solvay sees income fall for Q1 despite stronger soda ash arm

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Tuesday, 08 May 2012

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France’s Solvay posted a 9% fall in its net income for Q1 2012, but stressed that activity in its essential chemicals arm, which incorporates the company’s soda ash business, was still strong

In special chemicals, which incorporates the company’s fluorinated chemicals line, activity remained “globally weak,”...

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