SQM H1 results bolstered by higher lithium prices, sales volumes

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 23 August 2018

SQM attributed strong first-half results to higher sales prices and volumes in the company’s lithium business.

Chilean lithium and iodine producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera's (SQM) earnings in the first half of 2018 rose by 21.2% year on year to $247.7 million from $204.4 million the year before. 

Total revenue from SQM's five businesses increased by 13% to $1.15 billion in the...

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