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Chile awards lithium tenders

Having brushed aside requests from the incoming administration of president elect Gabriel Boric to suspend a lithium tender process, Chile’s mining ministry has awarded parcels totalling 160,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate production to BYD Chile and Operaciones Mineras del Norte.

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Chile's Atacama Salar

BYD Chile offered US$61 million for its quota of 80,000 tonnes while Servicios y Operaciones Mineras del Norte offered $60 million.