Dutch group Unilever South Central Europe (USCE), known in Romania for the Dove, Rexona and Rama brands posted a domestic business worth 173 million euros in 2006, an increase of around 26% against the 136.9 million-euro turnover reported in 2005.
The company’s net profit margin stood at around 6% in 2006, a slight decline on the previous year, when the profit margin was around 7%. In 2006, the increase in profit in real terms was around 9% (from 9.9 million euros to 10.8 million euros). However, if calculated in RON, the profit stagnated at 36 million RON. USCE representatives did not wish to comment on any of the results.