Chile’s lithium fight continues

Lack of rules hurts Chile lithium growth prospects as SQM resolution looks distant, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s Paul Harris hears in Santiago

A lack of clear rules and the ongoing dispute between the government and leading lithium producer SQM, are hurting Chile’s ability to respond to the growth in demand for lithium by bringing new production on stream, according to speakers at the 1st Lithium Forum in Santiago, Chile.

Conference host Ricardo Cortes of Editec opened the event by stating that the lithium industry in Chile is at a crossroads, having been toppled by Australia from its . . .


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