Mexichem earnings dragged down by low prices in fluorocarbon markets

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014

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Mexico-based Mexichem, a vertically integrated world-leading producer of chlorine- and fluorine-based chemicals, announced a drop in earnings in the fourth quarter and full year (FY) 2013, due to low prices in the fluorine market.

Mexichem’s fluorine chemicals sector was affected by lower average prices of acid grade fluorspar (acid spar)...

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