Nippon Shokubai Company Limited operates within the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Nippon Shokubai Company Limited with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 440.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.91 billion]
of which 36%
was Synthetic Resin),
(155.64 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.38 billion]
of which 79%
was Operating Segment-Japan), and
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd
(198.20 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.76 billion]
of which 43%
was High Performance Plastics).
During the year ended March of 2017, sales at
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited were ¥293.97 billion (US$2.61 billion).
decrease of 9.0%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥323.12 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Nippon Shokubai Company Limited had sales
of ¥320.70 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 10.0% decline
in Functional Chemicals Business, from ¥177.80 billion to ¥159.96 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Basic Chemicals Business (down 8.6% to ¥107.58 billion)
Environment and Business Catalyst (down 4.5% to ¥26.43 billion)