Kumiai's agrochemical sales steady
Kumiai Chemical's consolidated agrochemical sales totalled ¥9,101 million ($336 million) for the year ended October 31st 2006, up by 0.7% on the previous year. A slight rise in domestic sales was offset by declines in Latin America and Asia. Non-consolidated agrochemical sales rose by 0.3% to Yen34,890 million. Consolidated ordinary profit increased by 18.2% to Yen838 million, while on a non-consolidated basis, profit rose by 74.5% to Yen424 million.