Lotte Chemical Corp operates within the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Lotte Chemical Corp with three other
chemical manufacturers in Asia:
Asahi Kasei Corporation
sales of 1.88 trillion Japanese Yen [US$16.97 billion]
of which 52%
was Building Materials Business),
Siam Cement Public Company Limited (The)
(450.92 billion Thai Bahts [US$13.56 billion]
of which 46%
was SCG Chemicals), and
Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation
based in Taiwan
(358.42 billion Taiwanese Dollars [US$11.72 billion]
of which 30%
was Plastics Division).
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
Lotte Chemical Corp were 15.87 trillion Korean Won (US$14.21 billion).
increase of 20.0%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 13.22 trillion Korean Won.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Lotte Chemical Corp had sales
of 15.90 trillion Korean Won.
Sales of Basic Fraction saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
46.8% in 2017, from
1.52 trillion Korean Won to 2.23 trillion Korean Won.
Not all segments of Lotte Chemical Corp experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other Segments fell 5.7% to 162.06 billion Korean Won.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).