COVID-19: lithium production is expected to drop 20% in Chile

Due to the mandatory quarantine lithium projects in Argentina and Chile have halted, while significant investments have already been cancelled. According to English consultancy Roskill, lithium production is expected to drop globally by 110,000 tonnes this year, representing a loss of US $960 million. Production is expected to drop by 35% in Argentina and 20% in Chile.

Source: Diálogo Chino