Asahi Kasei Corporation operates in the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Asahi Kasei with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited
sales of 1.44 trillion Japanese Yen [US$12.99 billion]
of which 35%
was Salt Chemical Products Business),
Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
(1.33 trillion Japanese Yen [US$11.97 billion]
of which 48%
was Circuit Material), and
Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited
(2.19 trillion Japanese Yen [US$19.74 billion]
of which 31%
Asahi Kasei reported sales of ¥2.04 trillion (US$18.40 billion)
March of 2018.
increase of 8.5%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥1.88 trillion.
Sales of Building Materials Business saw an increase
11.8% in 2018, from
¥973.17 billion to ¥1.09 trillion.
Not all segments of Asahi Kasei experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Other fell 16.8% to ¥17.25 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).