Clariant appears to be getting back on track after its loss on continuing operations in 4Q 2007, but as the company is continuing with a programme of measures to improve operational performance, it will take several more quarters to see how these measures are affecting performance. In general, at the present time the US-based speciality producers are out-performing the European ones.
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