Argentina prepares a big leap with lithium: Experts assure that it will pull the rug from under Chile’s feet

Although Chile has larger lithium reserves, experts say that Argentina has more comparative advantages: it is promoting projects and investments to position itself in the market for this mineral, known as "white gold"

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina is -with only two projects in production- the fourth largest global producer of lithium, but it is preparing to take a "massive leap" thanks to the steady progress of other projects in the pipeline and the investment "boom" that the sector is going through.

According to official data, between 2020 and 2021 investment announcements in lithium mining in Argentina rose to US$3.3825 billion.

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