Higher lithium prices boost SQM earnings in Jan-Sep

By Martim Facada
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 strong...

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