Nissan agchem sales up 25% in Q1
Nissan Chemical recorded a 24.6% rise in consolidated agrochemical sales to ¥12,335 million ($121 million at the current rate) in the three months ending June 30th 2014. Operating profit grew by 75.2% to ¥3,981 million ($39 million) in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Sales increased by 16% on a non-consolidated basis, with Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide revenues up by 38%. Excluding Roundup, non-consolidated sales grew by 9%.