SQM lithium revenues down on lower sales prices into China

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 23 August 2019

SQM lithium revenues dropped by nearly 25% in the second quarter on lower prices achieved in China, while the company anticipates lower prices in the third quarter.

Chile's largest lithium producer, SQM, has reported a 24.7% year on year drop in lithium revenues to $138.5 million in the second quarter of 2019, from $183.9 million during the same period in 2018 on lower lithium prices achieved in China and market oversupply. 

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