Chile's lithium mines said to have avoided disruption from countrywide riots
Published: Monday, 28 October 2019
Lithium production in Chile has so far avoided disruption as a result of the riots and looting that have swept across the country since the middle of last week, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday October 28.
According to local media reports last week, civil unrest
spilled out of the cities and into other regions, including the
Atacama salt flats where the country's lithium operations
are centered. But the problems have so far had little
impact on lithium production, sources said.
Violent protests began in Santiago...