Chile, Argentina and Bolivia: The Lithium Triangle Heats up

The end of 2019 was dominated by politics in the lithium triangle which saw civil unrest in Chile, a new president elected in Argentina, and a popular uprising and the replacement of Morales in Bolivia.

In Chile, what began as a call to evade paying for public transportation by high school students due to a rise in subway fare ended up triggering a wave of protest unseen since the return to democracy in terms of social demands: modifying the pension system, increasing minimum wage, strengthening consumer laws, freezing basic services tariffs, among many others.

The question for its lithium market . . .


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