(Corrects company name in first paragraph.)
By Nathan Gill
Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) — Soquimich Comercial SA, a Chilean
fertilizer maker, said profit more than tripled for the first
nine months of this year as prices for its products rose.
Net income rose to 9.08 billion pesos ($13.4 million) from
2.78 billion pesos a year earlier, the Santiago-based company
said today in a statement on the Web site of Chile’s securities
The company said the devaluation of the peso may help it
overcome falling commodity prices in the second half of the year.