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Global Lithium Market 2018-2022

Global Lithium Market 2018-2022

About Lithium

Lithium (Li) is a silvery-white metal, and it is the lightest of all elements at room temperature. Though it does not occur as a pure element in nature, it is mainly contained within salts or mineral deposits.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global lithium market to grow at a CAGR of 12.93% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global lithium market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Lithium Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • China Lithium Products Technology
  • FMC Corporation
  • Ganfeng Lithium
  • SQM
  • Tianqi Lithium Corporation
Market driver
  • Surge in demand from diversified applications
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Product safety concerns
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in R&D activities
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market: Global mining industry market
      • Table Global mining industry market segments
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Important properties of lithium and its chemical compounds
      • Table Commonly used lithium compounds and its applications
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global lithium market – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Global lithium market – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation by application
      • Table Global lithium market by application – Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by application
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Batteries – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Batteries – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Batteries – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Ceramics and glass – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Ceramics and glass – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Ceramics and glass – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Grease – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Grease – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Grease – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Polymer – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Polymer – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Polymers – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Others – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by application
      • Table Market opportunity by application
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global lithium market – Market share by region 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table APAC – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table EMEA – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (metric tons)
      • Table Americas – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global EV battery market by geography 2016-2021 (million units)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increase in R&D activities
    • Rise in preference for renewable energy
    • Discovery of potential reserves
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Albemarle Corporation
      • Table Albemarle Corporation: Vendor overview
      • Table Albemarle Corporation – Business segments
      • Table Albemarle Corporation – Organizational developments
      • Table Albemarle Corporation – Geographical focus
      • Table Albemarle Corporation – Segment focus
      • Table Albemarle Corporation – Key offerings
    • China Lithium Products Technology
      • Table China Lithium Products Technology: Vendor overview
      • Table China Lithium Products Technology – Products offered
      • Table China Lithium Products Technology – Organizational developments
      • Table China Lithium Products Technology – Key offerings
    • FMC Corporation
      • Table FMC Corporation: Vendor overview
      • Table FMC Corporation – Business segments
      • Table FMC Corporation – Organizational developments
      • Table FMC Corporation – Geographical focus
      • Table FMC Corporation – Segment focus
      • Table FMC Corporation – Key offerings
    • Ganfeng Lithium
      • Table Ganfeng Lithium: Vendor overview
      • Table Ganfeng Lithium – Products offered
      • Table Ganfeng Lithium – Organizational developments
      • Table Ganfeng Lithium – Key offerings
    • SQM
      • Table SQM: Vendor overview
      • Table SQM – Business segments
      • Table SQM – Organizational developments
      • Table SQM – Geographical focus
      • Table SQM – Segment focus
      • Table SQM – Key offerings
    • Tianqi Lithium Corporation
      • Table Tianqi Lithium Corporation: Vendor overview
      • Table Tianqi Lithium Corporation – Products offered
      • Table Tianqi Lithium Corporation – Organizational developments
      • Table Tianqi Lithium Corporation – Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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