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Richest Lithium Nation Risks Being Left Behind in Tesla-led Boom

  • Chile may fall behind Argentina in scramble to produce lithium
  • Lithium has bucked commodity slump in electric-car revolution

The electric-car revolution is here and Chile is looking to ramp up production of the lithium the industry needs for batteries. Or it would be, but for a bitter dispute between the government and the former son-in-law of a military dictator.

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