OPERATING SEGMENT INFORMATION
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2017
|OPERATING SEGMENT INFORMATION|
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18. OPERATING SEGMENT INFORMATION
We derive our revenues, earnings and cash flows from the manufacture and sale of a wide variety of differentiated and commodity chemical products. We have five operating segments, which are also our reportable segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects and Pigments and Additives. We have organized our business and derived our operating segments around differences in product lines.
The major products of each reportable operating segment are as follows:
Sales between segments are generally recognized at external market prices and are eliminated in consolidation. Adjusted EBITDA is presented as a measure of the financial performance of our global business units and for reporting the results of our operating segments. The adjusted EBITDA of operating segments excludes items that principally apply to our Company as a whole. The revenues and adjusted EBITDA for each of our reportable operating segments are as follows (dollars in millions):
Segment adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income of Huntsman Corporation or Huntsman International, as appropriate, before interest, income tax, depreciation and amortization, net income attributable to noncontrolling interests and certain Corporate and other items, as well as eliminating the following adjustments: (a) business acquisition and integration expenses; (b) EBITDA from discontinued operations; (c) certain legal settlements and related expenses; (d) amortization of pension and postretirement actuarial losses; (e) net plant incident costs; (f) restructuring, impairment and plant closing costs; and (g) business separation expenses.
The entire disclosure for reporting segments including data and tables. Reportable segments include those that meet any of the following quantitative thresholds a) it's reported revenue, including sales to external customers and intersegment sales or transfers is 10 percent or more of the combined revenue, internal and external, of all operating segments b) the absolute amount of its reported profit or loss is 10 percent or more of the greater, in absolute amount of 1) the combined reported profit of all operating segments that did not report a loss or 2) the combined reported loss of all operating segments that did report a loss c) its assets are 10 percent or more of the combined assets of all operating segments.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef