Chile could become a key player in the lithium market

March 2017: The global lithium market is booming thanks to increased demand for rechargeable batteries in electric vehicles.
After rising 20% in the five years to 2015 to 160,000t, demand for lithium is expected to more than double over the next decade to around 350,000t as the use of electric vehicles takes off, according to a recent report by the Chilean government.
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