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Antonio De la Jara

UPDATE 1-Chilean cenbank sees gradual interest rate rises through 2020

Dec 05 2018

SANTIAGO, Dec 5 Chile's economy will grow by 3.25 percent to 4.25 percent in 2019, boosted by a rebound in investment, Chile's central bank said on Wednesday, maintaining its previous forecast while calling for a gradual easing of monetary stimulus through 2020.

Tianqi buys stake in lithium miner SQM from Nutrien for $4.1 billion

Dec 03 2018

SANTIAGO China's Tianqi Lithium Corp has purchased a 23.77 percent share in Chilean lithium miner SQM from Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien , the Chilean stock exchange said on Monday, for a total sale price of $4.066 billion.

UPDATE 3-Chile´s Spence copper mine back in operation after strike

Nov 28 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 28 BHP´s Spence copper mine was operating normally again following a union strike announced earlier on Wednesday, the company said.

UPDATE 1-SQM's lithium sales volumes drop 27 pct after production delay

Nov 22 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday that delays in a project to boost output of lithium from salt flat Salar de Atacama slashed sales volumes of the ultralight battery metal by 27 percent in the third quarter.

SQM's lithium sales volumes drop 27 pct after production delay

Nov 22 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday that delays in a project to boost output of lithium from salt flat Salar de Atacama slashed sales volumes of the ultralight battery metal by 27 percent in the third quarter.

Chile and Brazil sign trade deal in boost to regional integration

Nov 21 2018

SANTIAGO Chile and Brazil signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday that scraps red tape and tariffs between the two South American economies, in a move both governments said would give a boost to regional integration.

Chile court convicts ex-army chief for Pinochet-era crimes

Nov 09 2018

A Chilean judge on Friday convicted the country's former army chief for complicity in the deaths of 15 people during the early days of Augusto Pinochet's military regime.

UPDATE 2-Chilean court rejects lawsuit to block SQM stake sale to Tianqi

Oct 25 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 25 Chile's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit to block Chinese miner Tianqi Lithium Corp's $4.1 billion purchase of a stake in Chilean lithium miner SQM, all but clearing the way for the transaction to close.

Chile's Constitutional Court rejects suit to block Tianqi purchase of SQM stake

Oct 25 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 25 Chile Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a suit to block Chinese miner Tianqi's purchase of a stake in Chilean lithium miner SQM, clearing the way for the transaction to close.

Chile mining minister says court won't delay sale of SQM stake

Oct 24 2018

Oct 24 Chile's mining minister said on Wednesday that he believes the country's Constitutional Court would act swiftly to resolve a case before it seeking to block Chinese firm Tianqi Lithium Corp from purchasing a nearly one-quarter stake in the world's No. 2 lithium miner SQM.

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