US–Chile Lithium Tax Treaty Levels Playing Field With China: Former Energy Official

The United States is one step closer to securing lithium resources in Chile. The Senate just ratified a tax treaty between the two countries. NTD speaks to Bart Marcois, a former deputy assistant secretary of International Affairs at the U.S. Energy Department, for analysis.

Marcois notes that lithium is a critical element for any modern technology. He also points out that this treaty prevents American companies from being crippled by taxes, thus evening the playing field against Chinese companies.

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