Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited operates within the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
sales of 1.21 trillion Japanese Yen [US$10.74 billion]
of which 47%
was Circuit Material),
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Incorporated
(556.48 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.93 billion]
of which 34%
was Aromatic Chemicals business), and
Asahi Kasei Corporation
(1.88 trillion Japanese Yen [US$16.68 billion]
of which 52%
was Building Materials Business).
During the year ended March of 2017, sales at
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited were ¥1.24 trillion (US$10.96 billion).
decrease of 3.3%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥1.28 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 7.5% decline
in Functional Chemicals, from ¥116.85 billion to ¥108.06 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Salt Chemical Products Business (down 6.8% to ¥411.60 billion)
Silicone Business (down 4.5% to ¥179.28 billion)
Other Related Business (down 5.3% to ¥97.92 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Semiconductor Silicon Business (up 3.8% to ¥252.61 billion)
Electron, Functional Material Business (up 0.6% to ¥187.94 billion)