YPF, Tianqi sign lithium pact

YPF, Tianqi sign lithium pact

Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina China Economy & Policy

Argentine energy company YPF and Chinese lithium producer Tianqi agreed to jointly develop new mining capacity in Argentina and spur output of electric car batteries. The two state-owned companies pledged to collaborate in exploring for lithium, mining, selling and processing the metal, Argentina's state news agency Télam reported. Roberto Salvarezza, the chairman of the state-owned firm's new technology arm, YPF Tecnología, together with the CEO of Tianqi Lithium, Xia Juncheng, signed the agree

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