SQM faces political contributions tumult

By Myles McCormick
Published: Wednesday, 09 September 2015

An email leak connecting the Chilean miner with a series of donations to the country’s socialist party has created a political maelstrom and brought the company, which is already facing legal challenges over its lithium leases, into the spotlight once more.

The revelation of email communications between Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) and Chilean socialist party senator Fulvio Rossi has caused major embarrassment to the politician and returned the lithium, iodine and...

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