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South America’s Lithium and the Race to Go Green

28:36November 19, 2022

In this episode of Plaza Central, guest host Patricia I. Vásquez speaks with Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Executive Editor Henry Sanderson about his new book Volt Rush: The Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green, the prominent role of China in the lithium value chain, the unique opportunities that the US Inflation Reduction Act offers for the Lithium Triangle to grow its lithium industry, and the optimal position of Argentina and Chile to attract investments to their lithium industries.

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