FMC Corp. results hit by high lithium costs in Q3 2012

By Emma Hughes
Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Operational issues continue to affect lithium business; soda ash export prices dip

Global lithium and soda ash leader FMC Corp. reported a 4% increase in revenue for its speciality chemicals business while its industrial chemicals division slipped by 4% compared to the same quarter of 2011.

Although speciality chemicals selling prices were up across all businesses, low volumes in the lithium segment...

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