Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited operates in the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited
sales of 1.24 trillion Japanese Yen [US$11.14 billion]
of which 33%
was Salt Chemical Products Business),
Asahi Kasei Corporation
(1.88 trillion Japanese Yen [US$16.95 billion]
of which 52%
was Building Materials Business), and
Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
(1.21 trillion Japanese Yen [US$10.91 billion]
of which 47%
was Circuit Material).
Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited reported sales of ¥1.95 trillion (US$17.59 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 7.0%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥2.10 trillion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited had sales
of ¥1.95 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 12.9% decline
in Petrochemicals, from ¥657.09 billion to ¥572.02 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Electrochemical Information (down 12.4% to ¥358.43 billion)
Health&agricultural Related (down 11.1% to ¥319.27 billion)
Others (down 3.9% to ¥54.45 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Pharmaceuticals (up 2.0% to ¥444.19 billion)
Energy and Function Materail (up 11.6% to ¥205.93 billion)