LITHIUM CONF: Chile to present new mining rules next week, ministry says

Published: Thursday, 13 June 2019

Chile's ministry of mining has been given a mandate to boost production of lithium in the country to meet the expected growth in demand over the next 10 years.

The Chilean government expects to publish new lithium mining concession rules next week, in hopes that "clearer regulation" will boost projects in the country, deputy mining minister Pablo Terrazas said at Fastmarkets’ 11th Lithium Supply and Markets Conference.

"We have decided that Chile needs to increase its lithium production, and...

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