SQM’s largest iodine plant in Chile operates at 40% after fire

By Sofia Okun
Published: Thursday, 22 July 2021

A fire at the Chilean producer SQM's largest iodine plant caused a temporary outage of two of the plant's three iodine production lines, the company confirmed to Fastmarkets.

An incident on the Nueva Victoria plant in the north of Chile occurred on Monday evening, July 19.

After the fire, one out of three production lines continued working, with the plant only able to operate at 40% of...

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