Albemarle’s Q3 earnings drop on bromine prices, sees lithium growth with or without EVs
Published: Friday, 24 October 2014
The US-based speciality chemicals maker is continuing to see its profits dented by weaker prices for brominated flame retardants, despite higher sales volumes, but says that it expects to benefit from strong growth in the lithium market following the completion of its merger with Rockwood Holdings.
US speciality chemicals company
Albemarle Corp. has reported a 20% drop in earnings
year-on-year (y-o-y) for the third quarter of 2014, despite an
8% increase in net sales driven by demand for catalyst
solutions and bromine
Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Albemarle, which is one of the
worlds largest producers of...