SOURCE: The Linde Group
January to June 2014: Linde proves its stability despite unfavourable exchange rate effects
Linde believes that it is still on track for the full year 2014 and confirms its previous outlook: "In the current financial year, we expect to achieve solid growth in revenue and a moderate improvement in Group operating profit - after adjusting for exchange rate effects," continued CEO Büchele.
In the first half of 2014, Linde generated Group revenue of EUR 8.212 bn (2013: EUR 8.207 bn), up 5.6 percent after adjusting for exchange rate effects. Group operating profit was EUR 1.896 bn (2013: EUR 1.966 bn), up 1.7 percent after adjusting for exchange rate effects.