LITHIUM GEOPOLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Bernardo Salgado Rodrigues, Raphael Padula

Abstract


This article investigates the hypothesis that lithium is one of the most strategic natural resources, whose world reserves, quantitatively and qualitatively, are concentrated in the South American region. Thus, this article presents a geopolitical analysis of lithium in order to define geostrategic possibilities for South America.


Keywords


Geopolitics; Lithium; South America.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.66687

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