AT A GLANCE: SQM lithium sales soar in Q2 but Jan-Jun revenues down 48%

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 20 August 2020

A summary of results for the lithium division of Chilean producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) for the first six months of 2020, as shown in its half-year report published on Wednesday August 19.

In brief

Sales from the lithium division were up by 45% quarter-on-quarter in the April-June quarter despite being down by around 7% year-on-year overall in the first half of 2020. Lithium sales totaled 12,600 tonnes in the second quarter, in line with the company’s intention to increase lithium sales this...

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