Chemtura Q1 results offer upbeat assessment of bromine chemicals

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 01 May 2014

Company reports more favourable acceptance of price increases and sees rising demand

Chemtura Corp. has reported that lower selling prices for its bromine based chemicals for electronics and insulation foam flame retardants hit the company’s Q1 2014 operating income by $5m.

The US-based speciality chemicals manufacturer nevertheless reported first quarter net earnings of $6m, up from a loss of $23m...

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