According to Chilean President Gabriel Boric. The nation’s lithium industry will be nationalised, and a state-owned corporation will be established to produce the metal.

Australia is the largest provider in the world and produces from hard rocks mines. Salt lakes are the main source of production in Argentina, Chile, and China


The world produced 737,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate’s equivalent (LCE) in 2022.

Spodumene concentrate is produce at Pilgangoora, Western Australia, which is owne by Pilbara Minerals

Mount Marion, Western Australia, was on pace to generate 450,000 to 600,000 tonnes of spodumene, with a planned increase to 900,000 tonnes

Beginning in 2024, Ganfeng Lithium will begin producing 30,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate at the lithium salt lake in Pozuelos