Unilever Q3 turnover increased 9.4%
Underlying sales growth was 5.7% with volume up 4.1% and price up 1.5%. Emerging markets underlying sales growth 8.4% with volume up 4.8% and price up 3.5%.
Nine months highlights
Turnover increased by 11.1% to €40.4 billion including a positive currency impact of 7.6%. Underlying sales growth 3.8% with volume up 2.1% and price up 1.6%. Emerging markets underlying sales growth 6.8% with volume up 2.9% and price up 3.8%.
Underlying sales growth in the third quarter improved across all categories. Growth was however helped by some specific factors such as a soft comparator in China, strong ice cream sales and some advanced sales in Latin America. ■