SQM increases iodine and lithium sales in third quarter

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2011

World-leading producer benefits from higher iodine prices and lithium volumes

SQM SA posted higher third quarter sales in both its lithium and iodine businesses, said the Chile-based company on Wednesday.

SQM is the world’s largest producer of both lithium and iodine products, which are extracted from the Atacama Desert.

The group’s iodine and derivatives division reported record sales...

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