10/21/2009

After seeing its sales volume fall by 19% in the second quarter, DuPont managed an 11% increase in third-quarter profits. However, persistent weak demand for the company's late-cycle products such as Nomex and Kevlar slightly dampened performance results. The nascent recovery in the chemical market "is shaped different by market and geography," said DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman.

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