President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador He stressed that the priority of the new company for the exploitation of lithium will be the strengthening of the automotive industry.
during his press conference “morning”explained that lithium “is going to be an attractive input to strengthen our industry or in the plants of the automotive industry that are installed in Mexico”.
The former said, “so that Mexico continues to be an attractive country and plants continue to be installed”.
Furthermore, he recalled that It will be a company owned by the nation that will be managed by the Secretary of Energy..
Meanwhile, the President explained that they have to review the companies that already have concessions to exploit lithium or other minerals in the country.
“We are going to solve it on some companies that are already working on lithium in MexicoThey are few, but we have to organize paperwork if they were given the concession to exploit lithium or minerals in general,” he explained.
However, he clarified that not everyone who has a concession can exploit this mineral, since it was nationalized.
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard traveled to Bolivia to strengthen the industry in the region, as well as exchange experiences with that country, which has been exploiting the mineral for longer.
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