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Chemicals

EPCL: record profits
Chemicals

EPCL: record profits

With double digit growth in the top line and a triple digit jump in the bottom line, Engro Polymer and Chemicals Limited
Updated 01 Feb, 2019 07:09am
ICI 1QFY19
Chemicals

ICI 1QFY19

Similar to past trends, ICI’s top-line was led by the polyester division which increased by 27 percent and soda ash busi
Published 29 Oct, 2018 06:31am
US PET market saved?
Chemicals

US PET market saved?

A frequent complaint by various sectors is that the NTC takes so long in determining and implementing anti-dumping dutie
Published 23 Oct, 2018 06:23am
AkzoNobel profits
Chemicals

AkzoNobel profits

AkzoNobel Pakistan (PSX: AKZO) has posted lackluster results with the modest growth in the top-line being offset by a hi
Published 31 Aug, 2018 09:04am
Lotte’s jump in profits
Chemicals

Lotte’s jump in profits

Lotte has posted strong financials for 1HCY18 with the bottom line nearly quadrupling YoY. The jump in profits was drive
Published 08 Aug, 2018 05:34am
FFC rallies on price increase
Chemicals

FFC rallies on price increase

The heydays of fertilizer’s dominance looked over last year. Depressed urea prices subdued sector profitability despite
Updated 02 Aug, 2018 09:35am
Archroma’s eroding margins
Chemicals

Archroma’s eroding margins

Sometimes top-line growth doesn’t lead to higher profitability, as in the case of Archroma Pakistan. In the first quarte
Published 31 Jul, 2018 06:56am
Urea off-take slows in June
Chemicals

Urea off-take slows in June

The monthly urea off-take for June 2018 slid by a massive 43 percent year-on-year, as per the latest statistics released
Published 26 Jul, 2018 07:02am
Scrap plastic contamination
Chemicals

Scrap plastic contamination

People living in this country must have developed really strong immune systems, not out of improved nutrition or better
Updated 21 Mar, 2018 07:04am
Tackling traffic congestion
Automobile

Tackling traffic congestion

As Lahore grows in every direction possible, traffic congestion has become a regular occurrence on most thoroughfares in
Updated 05 Mar, 2018 07:03am
Lotte’s profits jump
Chemicals

Lotte’s profits jump

Lotte’s top line grew sluggishly despite higher demand and higher international PTA prices. Though its bottom line grew
Published 07 Feb, 2018 06:29am
EPCL’s continued growth
Chemicals

EPCL’s continued growth

In line with its growth trajectory since 2016, Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited ended the calendar year with a bang
Published 01 Feb, 2018 05:39am
ICI’s mixed results
Chemicals

ICI’s mixed results

Though ICI's top line saw a double digit growth, the momentum did not result in an increase in the bottom line. ICI has
Published 25 Jan, 2018 05:35am
Petrochemicals and CPEC
Chemicals

Petrochemicals and CPEC

The investment starved chemical sector received a boost when Engro Polymer announced its investment plans to the tune of
Published 09 Jan, 2018 06:43am
Petrochemicals in review
Chemicals

Petrochemicals in review

Petrochemicals are the key building blocks for the manufacture of a wide variety of goods, from clothes to construction,
Published 04 Jan, 2018 06:28am
End of PET exports?
Chemicals

End of PET exports?

Pakistan’s plastics exports have seen their fortune decline since their peak in 2011 when they crossed the half a billio
Updated 21 Dec, 2017 08:34am