Lithium in Bolivia

Lithium industry – Primer

Source: Wikipedia

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

salar-de-uyuni-600The 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.