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Lithium: Global Industry, Markets & Outlook - 14th Edition

出版商 Roskill Information Services 商品編碼 79366
出版日期 內容資訊 英文 396 Pages, 6 Chapters, 43 Tables, 46 Figures
商品交期: 最快1-2個工作天內
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全球鋰產業 Lithium: Global Industry, Markets & Outlook - 14th Edition
出版日期: 2017年06月20日 內容資訊: 英文 396 Pages, 6 Chapters, 43 Tables, 46 Figures


第1章 摘要整理

第2章 流程圖

第3章 全球鋰的生產

第4章 全球鋰的消費

第5章 鋰的國際貿易

第6章 鋰的價格

第7章 鋰市場預測







Product Code: ISBN: 978 1 910922 28 6

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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. Recently, growth has been accelerating as Li-ion batteries are used more widely in automotive applications, which accounted for nearly 50% of Li-ion battery output in 2016. This was largely driven by the electrification of buses in China, but also strong government drives to meet emissions targets through electric vehicles (Evs).

Roskill is expecting this growth to continue to 2026, as Evs begin to compete on price with traditional gasoline/diesel models without incentives, and increased market penetration. By 2026, the transportation market for Li-ion batteries could reach over 1TWh-a 40% increase over 2026. Production of energy storage systems (ESS) is also predicted to grow at a similar rate, but could be faster if costs fall and the up-take of renewable energy rises.

Up to 2015, the successful entry of new suppliers was limited by technical and financial issues and market requirements were largely met by high-cost Chinese production based on imported raw materials. The increase in prices from in 2016, has caused a rush in companies staking, purchasing, evaluating or expanding assets. An additional 370,000tpy LCE of lithium production capacity has been identified by Roskill with the potential to come online at existing and new operations by 2020, although it is unlikely all of this capacity increase will be realised.

Investment is being led by major existing producers such as SQM, Albemarle, Tianqi Lithium and Ganfeng. The shift to assets with more complex resources, and the need to produce more lithium hydroxide, has catalysed the emergence of new extraction technologies, such as Nemaska Lithium, Enirgi, POSCO and Eramet. Lithium ore mineral, lepidolite, is seeing increased attention, after it was proved viable by Chinese converters in a high price environment. Meanwhile Rio Tinto is pursuing evaluation of jadarite mining in Serbia, a major resource but one that has not been tapped for its lithium before.

Roskill experts will answer your questions...

  • What is the future demand for lithium hydroxide?
  • Who are the major producers and what share of the market do they hold?
  • How will demand from Li-ion batteries evolve going forward?
  • Where will new supply come from to meet future requirements?
  • What is the forecast scenario for lithium carbonate prices to 2026?
  • What is the outlook for non-battery sectors as Chinese economic growth slows?

Table of Contents

  • 1. Executive summary
  • 2. Flowchart
  • 3. World production
  • 4. World consumption
  • 5. International trade
  • 6. Prices
  • 7. Outlook
  • Appendix 1: Background
  • Appendix 2: Country profiles
  • Appendix 3: End-uses
  • Appendix 4: Company profiles
  • Appendix 5: Macroeconomic outlook
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