Global iodine market tightens on Chile production issues

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 14 November 2011

Major producer Cosayach forced to close down “illegal wells” by state authorities

The global market for iodine is likely to remain tight over the coming months due to production difficulties at Chile’s second largest producer.

Family-owned Cosayach, which runs the Negreiros, Soledad and Cala Cala operations in the Atacama Desert, has been struggling for years with a lack of water...

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