Articles Tagged "sqm"

What do Floods in Chile Mean for Lithium Supply?

The north of Chile has been devastated by heavy rains and flooding that began last Tuesday, and while there have been several reports on how the rainfall has affected copper mines in the region, some investors are likely wondering what it means for lithium operations as well.

SQM Sees Lithium Demand Growing 10 Percent in 2014

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (SQM) (NYSE:SQM) released its financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30 2014. The company reported increased revenues from its lithium operations - up by 4.1 percent and 10.2 percent year-on-year for the first nine months and 3 months of the year respectively. However, the company also commented on what it sees as continued strong demand for lithium.