Higher lithium prices boost SQM earnings in Jan-Sep
Published: Friday, 24 November 2017
Higher lithium prices boosted SQM revenue between January and September while the company looks at increasing iodine production capacity to 14,000 metric tonnes.
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.(SQM) reported
higher revenues across its markets, especially in the lithium
and iodine segments which accounted for approximately 61% and
7%, respectively, of the company's consolidated gross profit
during the Jan-Sep 2017 period.
SQM's lithium and derivatives segment reported a