ABB is forecasting a better year ahead despite posting a dip in its profit and sales for the final quarter of 2017.
The FT reports the Swiss company expects improving global economic conditions to benefit them this year.
Revenues at the Zurich-based company rose 1 per cent to $34.3bn in 2017, it said on Thursday. But orders in the final three months of the year dropped 3 per cent to $8.48bn compared with the same period a year earlier. Full-year operating profits also fell, by 2 per cent to $4.13bn.
Ulrich Spiesshofer, chief executive, has streamlined ABB to focus on higher …read more