The decision by the First Environmental Court in the nearby city of Antofagasta calls into jeopardy SQM's $400 million plan to expand its lithium carbonate production plant to feed an appetite for the ultralight battery metal.
Jeffrey D Sachs has joined a rising number of economists who say the World Bank’s arbitration system for commercial disputes is flawed.
The Reko Diq mine case shows the overreach of a secretive arbitration system.
Heavy rains struck Chile over the weekend triggering heavy flooding, mudslides and water outages in the South American country.
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