Argentina anticipates boom in lithium investment

By Myles McCormick
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016

Commentators in South America’s second largest economy are predicting a surge of FDI into the country’s lithium industry as the so-called “guerra del litio”, or “lithium war”, kicks off, with investor interest piqued by the opening up of the country under a new, pro-business administration.

Argentina expects investment in its lithium industry to increase significantly, following tangible expressions of interest from companies from across the world in recent weeks.

Businesses from as far afield as Japan, France, South Korea, China and Australia are set to compete in what has become popularly described as "la guerra del litio",...

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