SQM is a global company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Santiago Stock Exchange (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-B, SQM-A). SQM develops and produces various products for essential industries that contribute to human progress, such as health, nutrition, renewable energy, and technology, through innovation and technological advancement. Our goal is to maintain our global leadership position in the markets for lithium, potassium nitrate, iodine, and solar salts.

Innovation Strategy:

Throughout its history, SQM has made a significant commitment to innovation and technological development, successfully adapting its production, commercial, logistical, and management processes to the diverse conditions of global markets, ensuring operational continuity under high sustainability standards. Thus, it achieves better results and creates more value for its customers, shareholders, and the environment in which it operates.


Chemical and Mining


Chile, with projects in Australia and China.


US$10.711 billion in 2022




In all its business areas and interactions with its environment, SQM aims to add value. Throughout its years of existence, the company has managed to reinvent itself and generate its own industrial models. This responsible audacity, which involves taking risks focused on improving processes and increasing our added value, is also applied to the companies we choose to work with. “Venture client” allows us to support startups that, in turn, help us address challenges and thus collaborate with the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Ricardo Ramos