DuPont sees Q2 sales shrink due to low TiO2, mica, fluorochemicals prices
Published: Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Low prices of fluorochemicals and TiO2 have impacted sales of the US-based speciality chemicals producer, which is currently restructuring its assets and changing its portfolio. However, DuPont expects higher demand for HFOs-refrigerants sales in H2 2014, following a growth in automotive.
US-based speciality chemicals producer, DuPont, has posted
slightly lower sales for the second quarter of this year, due
low prices of TiO2,
fluorochemicals and metals.
Revenue in 2014 was $9.7bn compared to $9.8bn in the same
period of 2013, with operating earnings per share (EPS) at