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In the third quarter, sales volumes for naphthenic specialty oils and bitumen increased with 2 percent compared to last year. Net sales for the second quarter were SEK 3,813 million (4,992) as a consequence of primarily lower oil price levels and a weaker British pound.
"The third quarter was a difficult one for Nynas and financial performance remained below expectations. This is due to lower margins and the effects of the delayed Harburg refinery start-up becoming fully visible. However, in line with our strategy, we managed to grow the overall sales volumes of naphthenic specialty oils with 8% above the equivalent period in 2015," commented Gert Wendroth, President and CEO of Nynas AB.
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Nynas increased its sales volumes by 5 per cent in the fourth quarter and by 7 per cent for the full year, compared to 2016. The operating result for the quarter (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 396 million (44) and for the full year to SEK 1,218 million (1,009).Read more about Nynas reports fourth quarter and full year results 2017