Brazil Braskem posts surging third-quarter profit

jueves 5 de noviembre de 2015 07:46 GYT

SAO PAULO Nov 5 (Reuters) - Brazil's Braskem SA, Latin America's biggest petrochemical producer, reported third-quarter net income of 1.482 billion reais ($391 million), more than six times its profit a year ago, according to a Thursday securities filing.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization doubled from a year earlier to 3.044 billion reais.

($1 = 3.79 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Brad Haynes and Alberto Alerigi Jr. Editing by W Simon)