Atlas Lithium Secures Partnerships and Funding to Fuel Growth in Brazil’s Lithium Valley

As global leaders work to keep global warming under the 2° Celsius mark, they are looking to embrace modernized technologies like renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs). This transition requires a shift away from resources like oil and towards ensuring the supply chains for newer technologies like electric vehicle batteries and energy storage systems. One of the key materials needed for this future is lithium, a major component of modern lithium-ion batteries.

Atlas Lithium Corporation (NASDAQ: ATLX) is one of the companies looking to develop Brazil’s Lithium Valley and become a major supplier of this crucial resource. Brazil holds the fifth-largest lithium reserves in the world, making it a promising target for lithium projects in the coming years.

Atlas Lithium has recently secured direct investments and offtake agreements with two leading lithium chemical companies, Chengxin Lithium Group and Yahua Industrial Group. These companies are notable suppliers of lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate to industry giants including Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) and BYD (OTCPK: BYDDY), the two largest EV makers in the world. This partnership will provide the financing needed for Atlas Lithium to reach its initial production target of $49.5 million.

In addition, Atlas Lithium has secured a significant investment and offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (OTC: MITSF), a global conglomerate with a strong presence and history of profitable mining investments in Brazil. Mitsui’s $30 million investment in Atlas Lithium, at a 10% premium, is a strong endorsement of the company’s project and team, and will provide immediate funding for the development of the Neves Project in Brazil’s Lithium Valley.

As the global demand for lithium is projected to grow at a CAGR of 20.4% from 2023-2028, the development of new lithium projects in regions with large reserves, like Brazil’s Lithium Valley, is crucial for meeting the needs of the electric vehicle and renewable energy industries. Atlas Lithium’s partnerships and funding will help the company expedite its production timelines and become a major supplier of this essential resource.

As Atlas Lithium Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marc Fogassa shared,

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