Net profit reached a record 249 billion won ($218 million) in the April-June period, compared with a profit of 310 billion won a year earlier, the company said in a regulatory filing.
|Hanwha Chemical Corp.`s plant in Yeosu, South Korea. (Yonhap)|
Operating income also dipped 25 percent on-year to reach 219 billion won, while sales edged up 3.9 percent to 2.49 trillion won over the cited period, it said.
The firm's second-quarter figures are higher than market consensus. Brokerage firms put Hanwha Chemical's operating income and sales at 191 billion won and 2.27 trillion won for the second quarter. (Yonhap)