SQM 2012 profit up 18.9% as demand rises in key businesses
Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2013
Lithium growth set to continue; higher iodine prices offset lower volumes
Chilean lithium, iodine and fertiliser producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) has reported a 19% increase in income to $649.167m after tax for fiscal 2012 as revenues rose on the back of strong demand for lithium and higher prices for iodine products.
The company posted higher sales volumes and...