AT A GLANCE: Chile’s SQM lithium revenue up 107% y-o-y in Q1 2021

By Carrie Shi, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Friday, 21 May 2021

A summary of results for the lithium division of Chilean producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) for the first quarter of 2021, taken from its quarterly update published on Wednesday May 19 and its earnings conference call on May 20.

In brief

Revenues from sales of lithium and derivatives totaled $135.2 million in the first quarter (ended March 31 2021), up by 107% from $65.3 million year on year.The company’s sales volumes in the lithium business increased by approximately 180% year on year in...