US and China fight over Argentina’s white gold

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The battle for lithium: US and China fight over Argentina’s white gold -

But while Bolivia faces difficulties achieving significant production, and lithium extraction in Chile has stalled, Argentina is going full speed ahead thanks to private investments. In recent years, the country has emerged as one of the most attractive markets for investment, attracting a host of international companies to its lithium-rich and underexploited salt flats.
https://english.elpais.com/economy-...d-china-fight-over-argentinas-white-gold.html
 
Argentina is a late starter way behind USA and Chile

Australia Leads, China Approaches Chile

2023 Lithium production

CountryLithium production 2023E (metric tons)
🇦🇺 Australia86,000
🇨🇱 Chile44,000
🇨🇳 China33,000
🇦🇷 Argentina9,600
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23 may 2024
 
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