SQM denies reports implying termination of Chile lithium mining lease

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 18 June 2015

The world’s leading lithium producer has denied reports that CORFO has rejected its conciliation proposal, maintaining business at SQM’s Salar de Atacama lithium property in Chile has not been impacted despite the arbitration proceedings.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) has denied reports in the media alleging that the conciliation proposal made by SQM to the Chilean state development agency Corporacion de Fomento de la Produccion (CORFO) has been rejected, implying the termination of the company’s lithium mining lease agreement in the Salar...

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