Solid growth in Norwegian coating company Jotun

Both sales and profits increased in 2013 for anti-fouling and marine coating manufacturer Jotun. The growth was especially caused by market improvements in Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and parts of the Middle East.

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Growth in Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and parts of the Middle East is the primary reason that Norwegian Jotun continued to grow in 2013.

According to a statement by the company, sales increased six percent, to more than USD 1.97 billion, while the company's operating profit came to USD 207.2 million, a 12 percent improvement compared to USD 185.8 million in 2012.l

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