Energy & Chemicals

Analysis on Global and China’s Power Battery Markets in 2019

From the perspective of development framework, the U.S. and Japan lead in the R&D of and scientific and technological innovation in power battery materials, while China, South Korea and Japan have the largest industry scales. Regarding market share, the power batteries produced by Chinese, South Korean and Japanese enterprises are provided to nearly 95% automobiles in the world, with Chinese batteries taking up a proportion of more than 60%. Concerning technological and industrial development, the U.S. and Japan are the leaders in technology, South Korea is the leader in engineering…

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Automobile Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Overview of China Lithium Battery Cathode Material Industry

China’s lithium battery industry has a history of over two decades. Around 2010, China completed the localization of cathode materials, anode materials, electrolytes, copper coil, separators and other core raw materials for lithium batteries. Some end products has also been basically localized. China is not only the biggest consumer of lithium-ion batteries in the world but also has the most concentrated industrial chain and largest production volume of lithium-ion batteries. Research Report on China’s Li-ion Power Battery Industry, 2018-2022 The global market of lithium battery cathode materials presents a landscape…

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Automobile Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Global Tubeless Tire Market

Globally, the market for Tubeless Tire is growing at a CAGR of 7.15% during the forecast period (2017-2023). The tubeless tire also known as inflated tires, does not require any inner tube inside the tire. It consists of a molded rim, through which air is inserted inside the tire to seal the projections of the wheel rim. The tradition tires had a tube inserted into the wheel, which is not sustainable for a longer time. Tubeless tires are sustainable for longer period, due to which it is safer than tube…

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Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Analysis on Status Quo and Policies of China Photovoltaic Power Generation, 2018

According to the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, and the National Energy Administration, the standard on-grid power prices of photovoltaic power station newly put into running will decrease by 0.05 CNY/kWh. Ordinary photovoltaic power stations except those connected with the grid before May 31 will no longer obtain subsidy this year. The subsidy policy for distributed photovoltaic power generation has also been tightened with an annual upper limit of 10GW. This policy accelerated the decline of photovoltaic industry subsidy, and photovoltaic enterprises cannot count on subsidy…

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Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Operation Analysis on China’s Polysilicon Industry in 2017

(1) The industry scale grew steadily. In 2017, the production volume of polysilicon was 242,000 tons, increasing by 24.7% YOY; the wafer production reached  87 GW, going up by 34.3% YOY; the solar cell output was 68 GW, with an increase of 33.3% YOY; the solar module output reached 76 GW, increasing by 31.7% YOY. The production scale of each joint along the industry chain accounted for more than 50% of the world’s total, ranking first in the world. Related report: Research Report on China’s Solar Polysilicon Industry, 2018-2022 (2) The technology…

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Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Analysis on Supply and Demand of Electrolytic Aluminum in China, 2018

In 2017, the supply-side reform brought aluminum to the spotlight and also constantly lifted its price. Since 2000, the global supply and demand for electrolytic aluminum has increased significantly, from 24 million tons that year to the current volume of 63 million tons, with an increase of 160%. More than 80% of the increase came from China. Now China’s electrolytic aluminum production and sales account for over 50% of the world’s total. In 2017, the output of electrolytic aluminum in China was 14.8 times of that in 2000, with the…

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Energy & Chemicals Industry Analysis

Overview of Power Generation in China

Power generation by sources of energy in China in 2016 In 2016, thermal power plants constituted the largest share in the power generation mix in China, accounting for approximately 71.6% of the total national power generation. Hydropower takes the second highest share, accounting for approximately 19.7% of the total power generation. Of the thermal power generation fleet in China, combined heat and power generation is an important sub-segment. In 2014, combined heat and power (“CHP”) generation capacity in China reached approximately 280.1 GW, accounting for approximately 30.3% of the total…

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Energy & Chemicals

Analysis on Production Volume and Market Concentration Rate of Global Cobalt Industry

Congo-Kinshasa has the world’s largest reserves of cobalt ores, representing 50%. The country also ranked first in terms of production volume of cobalt ores. Its annual production volume of cobalt maintained between 70,000 tons and 90,000 tons for the previous three years, accounting for over 70% of the global volume. The ore grade of cobalt in Congo-Kinshasa is mainly evaluated between 0.3% and 0.5%, much better than that in other places of origin. Generally, 8%-10% of local ores are for open-pit mining. It is estimated that the added global production…

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