Mexico's Mexichem first-quarter profit rises 19 pct

martes 29 de abril de 2014 16:54 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 29 (Reuters) - Mexican chemicals and plastic pipe maker Mexichem on Tuesday reported a 19.5 percent increase in profit in first-quarter.

The company reported a profit of $51.8 million in the three months to end-March, compared to $43.4 million a year earlier. (Reporting by Christine Murray)