ARGUS Battery Materials Annual

Batteries come in many shapes and sizes, from miniature cells used to power hearing aids and wristwatches to small, thin cells used in smartphones, to large lead acid batteries used in cars and trucks, and at the largest extreme, battery banks the size of rooms that provide standby or emergency power for telephone exchanges and computer data centres.

The Argus Battery Materials Annual service is a comprehensive 10-year forecast for global battery materials providing reliable, unbiased long-term intelligence. Published annually, this comprehensive market outlook offers clear and dedicated chapters on key areas including supply, demand, trade, prices and long-term outlook to 2030.

The research deals with trends, data and intelligence the main battery materials used in the production of rechargeable batteries including: Lead-acid, Nickel-cadmium (NiCd), Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH), and Lithium-ion (Li-ion). It also includes 157 proprietary data sets (excel data) which can be used to produce further insights and models.

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Key features

  • Comprehensive 10-year forecasts for battery material prices, trade, supply and demand
  • Unrivalled market data on global battery materials trading, Electric Vehicles and long-term outlook
  • Reliable intelligence on potential future supply and demand across the battery materials and EVs market
  • Insightful coverage of battery materials import and export data
  • Detailed analysis on battery material production with focus on automotive applications, electric vehicle demand and portable consumer electronics

Explore our 2019 Battery Materials Annual

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Data sets included with the Argus Battery Materials Annual

The Argus Battery Materials Annual includes 161 full data sets in spreadsheets that you can use to create your own models or embed within your system. The following list details all the data sets included, and years covered.

Batteries data sets

  • Forecast global alternatively fuelled vehicle (AFV) sales, 2015-30
  • Evolution of lithium-ion battery technologies in electric vehicles, 2018-30
  • Forecast capacity utilisation for lithium, cobalt and nickel, 2017-30
  • Material content of lithium-ion battery types
  • Global rechargeable battery market by type, 1990-2018
  • Global rechargeable battery market by type (excluding lead-acid), 1995-18
  • Global exports of rechargeable batteries by type, 2012-17
  • Global battery market by application, 1990-2018
  • Lithium-ion battery market by application, 2000-18
  • Global exports of lead-acid batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of lead-acid battery exports, 2012-2017
  • Global imports of lead-acid batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of lead-acid battery imports, 2012-2017
  • Global exports of nickel-cadmium batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of nickel-cadmium battery exports, 2012-2017
  • Global imports of nickel-cadmium batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of nickel-cadmium battery imports, 2012-2017
  • Global exports of nickel-metal hydride batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of nickel-metal hydride battery exports, 2012-2017
  • Global imports of nickel-metal hydride batteries, 2012-17
  • Unit value of nickel-metal hydride battery imports, 2012-2017
  • Global exports of lithium-ion batteries, 2012-2018
  • Unit value of lithium-ion battery exports, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium-ion batteries, 2012-2018
  • Unit value of lithium-ion battery imports, 2012-2018
  • Timescale on which countries have proposed to ban fossil fuel cars
  • Forecast global alternatively-fuelled vehicle (AFV) sales, 2015-30 

Lithium data sets

  • Forecast lithium-ion battery market by application, 2018-30
  • Evolution of lithium-ion battery technologies in electric vehicles, 2018-30
  • Forecast demand for lithium-ion cathode materials by technology, 2015-30
  • Lithium supply chain
  • Global reserves of lithium by country, 2019
  • Lithium reserves and reserve base, 2017
  • Global lithium production by country, 2005-2018
  • Global lithium production by source, 2005-2018
  • Global lithium cost curve, 2016
  • Global lithium demand by application, 2013-2018
  • Lithium consumption by application, 2018
  • Global exports of lithium carbonate by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of lithium carbonate by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of lithium carbonate by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium carbonate by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium carbonate by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium carbonate by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of lithium oxide and hydroxide by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Chinese lithium prices, 2013-2019
  • Chinese lithium prices excluding VAT in US dollars, 2013-2019
  • Lithium supply model methodology
  • Forecast lithium production by region, 2017-30
  • Forecast demand for lithium by application, 2017-30
  • Forecast consumption of lithium in battery and non-battery uses, 2017-30
  • Forecast lithium market balance scenarios, 2017-30
  • Forecast lithium capacity utilisation, 2017-30
  • Global lithium cost curve, 2025
  • Lithium price forecast, 2016-30

Cobalt data sets

  • Cobalt supply chain
  • Cobalt resources by type, 2015
  • Cobalt reserves and reserve base, 2017
  • Global reserves of cobalt by country, 2018
  • Global mine production of cobalt by country, 2018
  • Global refined production of cobalt by country, 2018
  • Mine production of cobalt by country, 2011-2018
  • Refined production of cobalt by country, 2011-2018
  • Cobalt demand and GDP growth, 2009-2018
  • Consumption of cobalt by country/region, 2018
  • Cobalt demand by application, 2007 & 2018
  • Global exports of cobalt ores and concentrates by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt ores and concentrates by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt ores and concentrates by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt ores and concentrates by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt ores and concentrates by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt ores and concentrates by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt mattes and intermediates by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by value, 2012-17
  • Global imports of cobalt oxides and hydroxides by unit value, 2012-18
  • Average annual cobalt prices, 2003-2018
  • Cobalt prices, 2017-2019
  • Cobalt supply model methodology
  • Forecast global cobalt mine capacity, 2017-30
  • Forecast global refined cobalt production, 2017-30
  • Forecast demand for cobalt by application, 2017-30
  • Forecast consumption of cobalt in battery and non-battery uses, 2017-30
  • Forecast cobalt market balance scenarios, 2017-30
  • Forecast cobalt capacity utilisation, 2017-30
  • Cobalt price forecast, 2012-30

Nickel data sets

  • Nickel supply chain
  • Global nickel reserves by country, 2018
  • Global nickel reserves by volume, 2018
  • Global production of mined and refined nickel, 2006-2018
  • Global production of mined nickel by region, 2005-2018
  • Global production of refined nickel by region, 2006-18
  • Global nickel usage by region, 2006-18
  • Global nickel demand by country/region, 2018
  • Global nickel demand by application, 2018
  • Global exports of unwrought nickel metal by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of unwrought nickel metal by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of unwrought nickel metal by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of unwrought nickel metal by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of unwrought nickel metal by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of unwrought nickel metal by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of nickel sulphate by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of nickel sulphate by value, 2012-2018
  • Global exports of nickel sulphate by unit value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of nickel sulphate by volume, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of nickel sulphate by value, 2012-2018
  • Global imports of nickel sulphate by unit value, 2012-2018
  • LME nickel and Chinese nickel sulphate prices, 2012-2019
  • Forecast global nickel mine production and capacity utilisation, 2018-30
  • Forecast global refined nickel & ferro-nickel production and capacity utilisation, 2018-30
  • Forecast production of refined nickel (excluding ferro-nickel) by country, 2018-30
  • Forecast global refined nickel production and capacity utilisation (excl. ferro-nickel), 2018-30
  • Forecast demand for nickel by application, 2017-30
  • Forecast consumption of nickel in battery and non-battery uses, 2017-30
  • Forecast nickel market balance scenarios, 2017-30
  • Forecast refined nickel capacity utilisation, 2017-30
  • Argus nickel price forecast, 2012-28

Graphite data sets

  • Global natural graphite reserves by country, 2018
  • Global natural graphite reserves by volume, 2018
  • Global production of natural graphite, 2009-18
  • Production of natural flake graphite by country, 2018
  • Global demand for natural flake graphite, 2011-18
  • Natural flake graphite market, 2018
  • Forecast global natural flake graphite demand, 2018-30
  • Global exports of natural graphite by volume, 2012-18
  • Global exports of natural graphite by value, 2012-18
  • Global exports of natural graphite by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of natural graphite by volume, 2012-18
  • Global imports of natural graphite by value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of natural graphite by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global exports of artificial graphite by volume, 2012-18
  • Global exports of artificial graphite by value, 2012-18
  • Global exports of artificial graphite by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of artificial graphite by volume, 2012-18
  • Global imports of artificial graphite by value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of artificial graphite by unit value, 2012-18
  • Average annual trade values for graphite, 2012-18
  • Argus assessed graphite prices, 2018-19
  • Global exports of manganese dioxide by volume, 2012-18
  • Global exports of manganese dioxide by value, 2012-18
  • Global exports of manganese dioxide by unit value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of manganese dioxide by volume, 2012-18
  • Global imports of manganese dioxide by value, 2012-18
  • Global imports of manganese dioxide by unit value, 2012-18
  • Lithium output by producer, 2013-17
  • Average values of global lithium imports and exports, 2012-18
  • Mined nickel capacity changes, 2018-25
  • Refined nickel capacity changes, 2018-25*

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