Argentina's government outlines lithium growth ambitions but macroeconomic uncertainty lingers, analysts say

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 29 April 2021

The current Argentinian administration under President Alberto Fernández is committed to developing the lithium resources that the country owns, although the government’s efforts could be dampened by the lingering historic macroeconomic instability of the state, analysts told Fastmarkets.

In early April, Argentina’s government announced it had set up the "Mesa Nacional del Litio" roundtable in collaboration with the nation’s lithium-rich provincial governments of Jujuy, Catamarca and Salta. The roundtable is tasked with the development of lithium exploitation and its industrialization.

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