SQM boosts first quarter iodine production amid tight market

By Mark Watts
Published: Friday, 03 June 2011

World’s largest producer expects strong demand and prices for the rest of 2011

SQM sold 35% more iodine by volume in the first quarter of 2011 compared to the same period last year amid robust demand for the mineral, the world’s largest producer reported.

The Chilean group’s iodine and derivatives division’s first quarter revenues rose 49% year on...

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