Lithium production in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Antara Photo via AFP
JAKARTA - Delivering a speech on the sidelines of last year’s G20 Summit, President Joko Widodo pointed to lithium as the one crucial element Indonesia still needed to make electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Turning, he gestured towards Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese seated near him and observed: “That man has lithium.” Nickel-rich Indonesia may be […]