Codelco joins lithium gold rush

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

The Chilean government has decided to make a bid for the lithium industry by promoting the entrance of the historic copper producer and public company Codelco into the business.

The process started in January 2016 when Codelco publicly expressed its intentions to partner with a second company to explore and sell lithium in Chile.

This decision, promoted by the Chilean Government, is aligned to Chile’s Nueva Politica de Litio y Gobernanza de los Salares 2016 policy, which was...

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