Low sales deter DuPont’s Q1 2016 performance

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2016

US-based leading chemicals company has registered negative growth in its quarterly results as the company’s total sales dropped by 6% y-o-y- for the first quarter because of strong dollar and low trades; however 7% cut in operating expenses in 2015 mitigates the impact of weak results.

Global chemical company DuPont has reported a 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in total sales, of $7.4bn, in the first quarter of 2016, while operating earnings dropped by 4% y-o-y to $1.1bn.Partial gains in agriculture and...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.