SQM lithium revenues for Q1-Q3 up 7.7% despite lower sales

By Martim Facada, Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 23 November 2018

SQM’s lithium sales were down quarter on quarter at the end of September 2018 because of delays in production expansion and stronger prices for iodine and lithium.

Chilean lithium and iodine producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) increased its revenue from lithium and derivatives by 7.7% to $500.9 million in the nine months ended in September 2018, compared with $465.2 million in the corresponding months of the year before.

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