SQM will stockpile one sixth of 2019 lithium output

By William Clarke
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

SQM will restrict part of its sales of lithium this year to build up stocks of the metal for strategic purposes, its chief executive said.

During a conference call with investors on Thursday February 28, chief executive Ricardo Ramossaid the Chile-based mining company would hold back more than 10,000 tonnes of its lithium output in 2019.
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