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Tag: Argentina lithium

  • Wednesday, February 8th 2023 - 09:37 UTC

    Lithium provinces want a slice of huge revenues

    “There is an exorbitant increase in lithium prices at an international level,” Morales underlined

    Argentina's Lithium Round Table convened Tuesday in Buenos Aires to discuss a proposal whereby the country would promote adding value to the extracting activity. The meeting was chaired by Jujuy Governor and Presidential hopeful Gerardo Morales, who warned that the participating provinces were being cast aside from the activity's large revenues.

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  • Saturday, January 21st 2023 - 11:33 UTC

    Argentine mining exports hit highest level since 2012

    Lithium exports grew 220% interannually

    According to a report released this week by Argentina's Mining Secretariat, the South American country's sales abroad of these minerals totaled US$ 322 million in December of 2022, with 98% of shipments stemming from the provinces of Santa Cruz (44.6%), San Juan (22.4%), Jujuy (19.1%), Salta (7.7%) and Catamarca (4.0%).

  • Monday, December 13th 2021 - 19:45 UTC

    BMW signs deal to buy Argentine lithium

    Argentina ranked 4th in lithium production back in 2019

    German automaker BMW has signed a deal whereby Livent, a company that has invested US $ 640 million to extract lithium in the Argentine province of Catamarca, will become the brand's second-largest supplier of the mineral in 2022.

  • Monday, January 8th 2018 - 09:19 UTC

    Argentina and Chile forecasted to lead global lithium production

    BMI expect both Argentina and Chile to drive global lithium production, along with Australia, over the next decade

    A new report by BMI Research states that based on project pipelines, Chile and Argentina will lead lithium production in coming years, with the bulk of new capacity coming online in 2019.