According to the latest edition of the Plaza Publica Cadme survey, 75% of those consulted support a public-private consortium to exploit lithium reserves in the country, a possibility considered in the national strategy launched by President Gabriel Boric. Has been done
75% of those surveyed in the most recent edition of public plaza Of i will fall He was in favor of a public-private consortium to exploit lithium, which 62% of those consulted consider the most important mineral for the country’s future.
Furthermore, they indicated, 56% favored major state control in this industry, while 43% preferred private control.
The latter, since private companies are recognized as having a greater ability to be efficient and productive (48%), treat their employees better, pay better wages (46%), innovate in products and services (46%), 46%), are more profitable (44%) and provide more resources to the state through taxes or returns (38%).
On the other hand, Cadum records, state companies are identified as having a greater concern for the environment (38%), which is important in the discussion surrounding lithium’s exploitation.
Slight increase in President Boric’s approval
For their part, in the fourth and last week of April, 30% approve and 62% disapprove of the president’s management. Gabriel Boric. This represents an increase of 1 percentage point and a decrease of 3 points with respect to the previous measurement in his approval record. in his disapproval.
The main reasons for approving the president are laws that reduce the working day to 40 hours (36%) and support for the carabineros (32%). Meanwhile, the most commonly cited reasons for rejecting it are crime (62%) and lack of experience to govern (54%).
Finally, the level of trust in institutions and industries increased, reaching an average of 49%, up 7 points compared to January. The three best rated are Metro (73%), University (70%) and Mining (66%).