Chile awards two multi-million dollar lithium contracts


Santiago (AFP) Jan 12, 2022
Chile shunned two of the world’s biggest lithium producers when awarding extraction contracts worth a total of $121 million to a local firm and a Chinese company, the minerals ministry said Wednesday. China’s BYD Chile SpA and Chile’s Servicios y Operaciones Mineras del Norte S.A. were awarded the right to extract 80,000 tons of lithium each, although the ministry did not say where. Amer This article was originally published by Read the original article here.

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