INTERVIEW: Bolivia’s YLB targets spot, international markets for lithium

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 05 April 2018

Amid recent price increases, Bolivian lithium producer YLB has set its sights on international markets as it hurries to ramp up production. Industrial Minerals market reporter Martim Facada hears how the company and the state plan to harness the country’s vast resources.

The 200% rise in lithium prices over the past two years has prompted Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB) to accelerate its production timetable, general manager Juan Carlos Montenegro told Industrial Minerals in an interview in Bolivia in early March....