OFFICIAL CORRECTION-Braskem posts 73 pct drop in quarterly profit

jueves 4 de agosto de 2016 08:02 GYT

(Company corrects profit percentage drop to 73 from 27)

BRASILIA Aug 4 (Reuters) - Braskem SA, Latin America's largest petrochemical company, reported on Thursday second-quarter net income of 281 million reais ($86.81 million), down 73 percent from a year earlier.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization rose 15 percent to 3.011 billion reais, according to a securities filing.

($1 = 3.2370 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Alonso Soto)