Despite the backdrop of its recent failed merger with Huntsman, Clariant has posted a 10 per cent rise in sales for the first nine months of 2017 to CHF 4.7 billion ($4.6bn) compared to CHF 4.3bn ($4.2bn) in 2016. Clariant’s EBITDA before exceptional items advanced by 10 per cent and reached CHF 717 million ($716m), compared to…