SQM iodine sales fall by 400 tonnes in Q2

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 23 August 2019

After reports of depleted inventories at Chile’s SQM, the industry’s largest producer, iodine sales showed a significant year-on-year decrease in the April-June quarter of 2019.

Chilean iodine producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) has reported that its sales of  iodine and iodine derivatives dropped by 400 tonnes year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019.

Iodine and derivative product sales fell to 3,200 tonnes from 3,600 tonnes in the three months ended June 30, 2019,...

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