Solvay Q2 income on the rise, but volumes still down

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 27 July 2012

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International chemical group Solvay posted a 2% increase in net income for Q2 2012, with net sales at €3,331m ($4,088m), although volumes were 6% down compared with last year’s results.

Improvements were seen in the special chemicals division, which encompasses the company’s fluorchemicals business, with...

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