Morales is not doing a good job of working with the “global south” because Germany and India are both in the northern hemisphere.

“Morales is trying to work with the global south, to show they’re sticking together,” said Revette. In July, Bolivia signed a preferential trade agreement with India for use of its resources. Last year it exported its first shipment of lithium carbonate to China.This year, Bolivia surprised some analysts when it entered into a $1.3 billion deal with German company ACI for extraction and the manufacturing and marketing of batteries.

Source: Why Chile is leading South America in lithium production