AkzoNobel reports 5.42 percent increase in net profit at Rs 43.51 crore for Q1
Total income during the reported quarter stood at Rs 724.83 crore. It was Rs 728.61 crore during April-June, 2017-18, AkzoNobel said in a BSE filing.
It had posted a net profit of Rs 41.27 crore in the year-ago period.
The company said revenue for June quarter 2017-18 are reported inclusive of excise duty while revenue for April-June of the current fiscal is reported net of GST.
"Reduction in GST rate for paints from 28 percent to 18 percent is expected to drive demand. Benefits arising from rate reduction are being passed on to the customers," AkzoNobel India Managing Director Jayakumar Krishnaswamy said.
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