Lithium industry – Primer
Latin America represents a huge concentration of lithium as a resource and reserves, the latter representing ca. 61% of global reserves. Of note, Bolivia does not feature in those reserves statistics as of year-end 2017.
Opinion: Beyond pilot trials – Lithium extraction and industrialization in Bolivia
The challenges to scaling up lithium production, consolidate the technology to compete in the international market and further develop a national industry require an urgent and critical debate about the lessons learned by the YLB in already a decade of planning and pilot trials.