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Afghanistan Has Only One Hope: Lithium

November 14, 2016 Topic: Economics Region: Asia Tags: AfghanistanEnergyLithiumResourcesMiningManufacturing

Afghanistan Has Only One Hope: Lithium

While Goldman Sachs predicts a tripling of the lithium market by 2025, a race to secure supplies is taking place in Afghanistan.

Patricia Schouker is an energy analyst based in Washington DC and an Associate Member of New College at Oxford University. Twitter: @Patricia_Energy.

Image: A variety of commercial batteries. Pixlr/Public domain