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 1.34 trillion Japanese Yen [US$12.32 billion]
of which 37%
Asahi Kasei Corporation
(1.94 trillion Japanese Yen [US$17.80 billion]
of which 43%
was Chemical), and
Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha
(671.16 billion Japanese Yen [US$6.15 billion]
During the year ended March of 2016, sales at
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited were ¥1.28 trillion (US$11.74 billion).
a very small
increase of 1.9%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥1.26 trillion.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited.
Sales of Silicone Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
5.8% in 2016, from
¥177.44 billion to ¥187.75 billion.
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited also saw significant increases in sales in
Semiconductor Silicon Business (up 5.8% to ¥243.33 billion)
Functional Chemicals (up 4.0% to ¥116.85 billion)
Other Related Business (up 3.9% to ¥103.42 billion)
Not all segments of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Salt Chemical Products Business fell 2.4% to ¥441.70 billion.