Shares of organic chemical products manufacturer Huntsman (HUN) - Get Report was up more than 5% Tuesday afternoon after the company provided strong preliminary first quarter results thanks to the strength of sales in the Asia-Pacific region. 

"Results in the first quarter are looking stronger than they were in the prior year. We remain focused on delivering more than $350 million of free cash flow in 2017 and growing our downstream businesses," the company said. 

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