AMLO moves to nationalize lithium

AMLO moves to nationalize lithium

Economy & Policy Mexico Energy Electricity Regulation Politics

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has called on Congress to approve a mining bill that allows for government control of lithium production after the lower house voted down proposed reforms to the electricity sector. Mexico's lithium "belongs to the nation," and the government has started to form a company to manage the industry in the mold of state-owned electric utility company CFE, AMLO, as the president is known, said at his daily press conference on Monday. "The authorization of

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