Argentina’s Jujuy Province declares lithium a strategic mineral

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 08 March 2011

Lithium-rich region decides new projects must be reviewed by expert committee

The government of Jujuy Province in northern Argentina has declared lithium a strategic mineral, bringing uncertainty to the progress of projects being developed in the region.

A new act, named Decreto 7592/11, states that all present and future lithium projects must be studied by a special expert commission before being...

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