Chile’s government tries to use antitrust to halt lithium deal

Charley Connor

23 May 2018

Chile’s government tries to use antitrust to halt lithium deal

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China’s Tianqi Lithium has offered to purchase a 24% stake in Sociedad Química y Minera for $4 billion – but Chile’s economic development agency has asked the country’s competition authority to block the deal.