For 2017, EMS continues to expect a restrained global economy. Raw material prices may also remain at a high level. Global economic growth may slow further. Political instability could cause turbulence in financial and consumer markets.
EMS is confident with regard to development of its own business. The successful strategy of growth with speciality products in the field of high-performance polymers will be continued. Existing market potential will be continually and consistently exploited with innovative products and solutions being quickly launched onto global markets.
For 2017, EMS continues to expect net sales and net operating income (EBIT) slightly above the previous year.