SQM to pay $30m fine to US over political payments

By Myles McCormick
Published: Thursday, 23 February 2017

The US-listed Chilean lithium and iodine producer will pay a fine of over $30m as it bids to settle a political payments enquiry with the US authorities.

Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM), a major producer of lithium, iodine and potash, will pay fines amounting to over $30m as it bids to settle a long running investigation by the US authorities into a political payments scandal.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities and Exchange...

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