Chile to auction contracts for lithium production – report

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 08 February 2012

World’s number one producer opens up for investment to compete with rival producers

Chile, the world’s biggest supplier of lithium, is set to auction contracts for the rights to explore and produce the mineral in order to compete with rival producers, according to national press reports.

Chile’s lithium resources — in the Salar de Atacama and other salt flats — are...

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