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    Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (SQM)

    23.76 Up 0.06(0.25%) Dec 24, 1:02PM EST
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    Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc.
    El Trovador 4285
    6th Floor
    Chile - Map
    Phone: 56 2 425 2000
    Website: http://www.sqm.cl

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
    Full Time Employees:4,584

    Business Summary 

    Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. is engaged in the production and distribution of specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride and potassium sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other commodity fertilizers. The company’s specialty plant nutrients include potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, and specialty blends for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers, as well as Ultrasol for application through fertigation; Qrop for field application; Speedfol for foliar application; and Allganic for organic farming. Its iodine and iodine derivatives are used in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications, including X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for liquid crystal displays, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, electronics, pigments, and dye components. The company’s lithium and its derivatives include lithium carbonate for use in various applications comprising electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives; and lithium hydroxide, which is used as a raw material in the lubricating grease, dyes, and battery industries. Its potassium chloride is used as a commodity fertilizer; and potassium sulfate is used as a specialty fertilizer. The company’s industrial chemicals comprise sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid, solar salts, and potassium chloride. It also sells other fertilizers and blends. The company sells its products through a distribution network in approximately 100 countries worldwide. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Patricio G. Contesse ,
    Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Ricardo R. Ramos ,
    Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. and Director of Soquimich Commercial S A
    Mr. Patricio T. de Solminihac ,
    Chief Operating Officer, Exec. VP and Director of Soquimich Commercial S A
    Mr. S. Mat ,
    Sr. VP and Gen. Counsel
    Mrs. Pauline S. De Vidts ,
    Sr. VP of HR & Sustainability
    Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.