Battery & Technology Materials

Antimony

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Antimony enters the supply chain either as a result of mining (primary production) or recycling (secondary production). In both cases, production is spread across six continents with China being the largest producer. China has by far the largest antimony resources accounted for three-quarters of world mine supply in 2014. The…

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Cobalt

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Cobalt is mostly mined as a by-product of copper or nickel with the copper-cobalt sulphide deposits of the Central African Copper belt being the principal source. The DRC dominates global mine production and accounted for roughly 60% of global supply in 2015.

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Gallium

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Demand for gallium is forecast to rise rapidly between 2014 and 2020 as general lighting moves away from incandescent and fluorescent lamps to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Despite this, the market is oversupplied and predicted to remain so. Between 2010 and 2013 Chinese capacity for production of primary gallium tripled in…

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Indium

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Consumption of indium grew at an ever-increasing rate from 1990 to 2005 as new applications for indium, notably its use in indium tin oxide (ITO) stimulated demand. Growth slowed a little from 2005 to 2008 and the industry was badly hit by the global downturn in 2009. Market fundamentals began…

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Lithium

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Lithium supply is ramping up to meet the explosive growth forecast by Roskill for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. In 2016, the market for Li-ion batteries was 87GWh, a ten-fold increase on a decade earlier, based on considerable growth in portable consumer electronics.

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Lithium-ion Batteries

Market Development & Raw Materials

Report includes: Analysis report with forecasts to 2025 Further background data available on request Hard copy and electronic PDF of the report Access to the analysts for discussion around report content The lithium-ion battery industry has had a transformatory effect on several metal and mineral raw material markets over the…

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Magnesium Metal

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

World production of primary magnesium, reflecting that in China, rose by an average of 6%py from 500kt in 2002 to 940kt in 2014; preliminary data indicates that production in 2015 fell by 4% to about 900kt in 2015. In 2015, just seven countries reported production of primary magnesium metal. China’s…

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Natural & Synthetic Graphite

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Subscribe now and receive: Detailed report with forecast to 2026 Electronic copy of the report for up to five users Regular quarterly updates Access to the Roskill specialist for key market queries Hard copy of the report on request The natural and synthetic graphite industry is poised to follow lithium…

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Nickel SulphatePre-order

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Nickel use in batteries presently accounts for no more than 3–4% of total nickel demand. Demand for battery-grade nickel is, however, expected to boom over the coming decade as the result of the use of nickel in lithium-ion cathode materials used in electric vehicles (EVs).

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Rare Earths

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Now updated and released every 12 months, the Rare Earths Global Industry Markets and Outlook report brings you the very latest data and analysis in this unique commodity. Subscribe now and receive: Electronic copy of the report for up to five users Access to the Roskill specialist for key report…

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Rhenium

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Roskill forecasts that rising demand for rhenium in aero engines will likely be satisfied by increasing supply of secondary rhenium contained in ‘engine revert’ produced from end-of-life gas turbine parts. At the 2015 Paris Air Show the big three aero engine manufacturers, GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney, announced…

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Tantalum

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The Tantalum Report includes: Analysis report with forecasts to 2026 Further background data available on request Hard copy and electronic PDF of the report Access to the analysts for discussion around report content Roskill forecasts that total demand for tantalum will grow by 3.3% CAGR between 2017 and 2026. Capacitors…

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