Aceto's agchem sales down in fiscal 2012
The US company, Aceto (Port Washington, New York), reports a $20.5 million decline in agrochemical sales in the year ended June 30th 2012, but actual sales are no longer disclosed. Agrochemicals have been grouped with specialty chemicals, including agrochemical intermediates, in the performance chemicals segment. Sales of that segment dropped by 8.8% to $176.1 million, accounting for 39.6% of total sales in fiscal 2012. Agrochemicals made up 11.4% of total sales in fiscal 2011 ( Agrow No 624, p 5).