SEATTLE, Sept 23- Seeking to project a sunny climate for U.S. business, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday his country planned to greatly reduce restrictions on foreign investment, as Boeing announced plans for an aircraft finishing center in China, its first outside the United States. Boeing's long-expected move into manufacturing in low-cost...
*China remains a mixed bag, CEO says. *CEO implying Dow won't sustain Q2 China growth: analyst. July 23- Dow Chemical Co warned of soft demand in China, raising concerns that the largest U.S. chemical maker by revenue would not be able to maintain its growth rate in the key market.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company's operating margins rose for the eleventh quarter in a row, helped largely by low raw material costs at its plastics-making business. "We see growing momentum in construction, packaging and automotive markets outweighing some softness in agriculture and...
NEW YORK, June 4- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating allegations that Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of industrial giant Dow Chemical Co, misused company funds for personal benefit, according to people familiar with the matter. It is not clear whether the SEC investigation is limited to the spending allegations...
*Q1 net income $1.18/ share vs $0.79 year earlier. April 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as its focus on high-margin businesses that cater to packaging and electronics industries helped balance the impact of a strong dollar. Dow, which has been shedding its low-margin commodity businesses, said in March it would sell parts...
April 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins in five of its six units. Net income available to shareholders rose to $1.39 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $964 million, or 79 cents per share, a year earlier. Up to Wednesday's close of $50.02 on the New York Stock Exchange, Dow's...
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*Fourth-quarter charge of $900 million to $1.1 billion. Oct 30- Dow Chemical Co will take a fourth-quarter charge of as much as $1.1 billion related to last week's announcement that it will close 20 plants, write down the value of its lithium ion battery business and lay off thousands of workers.
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*Dow Chemical to cut 2,400 jobs, close 20 plants. NEW YORK, Oct 23- Dow Chemical Co, the largest chemical maker in the United States, said on Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program aimed at countering a slowing global economy.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Dow Chemical Co, the largest chemical maker in the United States, said on Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program aimed at countering a slowing global economy. Rival DuPont slashed its earnings forecast and announced 1,500 jobs cuts.