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Platinum Group Metals Market

SFA (Oxford) is a world-renowned authority on PGM insights and has undertaken many complex assignments along the value chain.

Battery Metals and Materials

For over 10 years, SFA has helped clients motivate growth opportunities across the lithium, nickel and cobalt markets.

Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

The future of PGMs is in green hydrogen, electrolysis and fuel cells. SFA is here to identify circular economy opportunities.

Latest news and insights

Visit us regularly for all the latest market news for platinum group metals, battery raw materials, and the growing hydrogen economy.

Ford's Lithium Quest

24 May 2023 | Thomas Chandler

On Monday 22nd May, Ford Motor Company announced five offtake deals to secure battery-grade lithium as part of its plans to boost electric vehicle production.

Chile’s Lithium Revolution… or not?

10 May 2023 | Dr Emilio Soberón

Chilean resources remain attractive despite heightened governance and execution risks.

Consulting across multiple industries

Working in partnership and complete confidence, SFA (Oxford)’s independent detailed market research and integrity is underpinned by extensive consulting from mine to market to recycler, enabling us to foster relationships with the most significant players across the globe.

2040 Lithium Market Outlook

This ground-breaking, forward-looking report analyses the trends and influences on the lithium market and battery technologies out to 2040.

Lithium battery recycling value chain and ESG

SFA evaluates the long and complex life-cycle analysis of lithium-ion battery raw materials to improve the opportunities available for market stakeholders.

Events and webinars

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New York PGM event

Friday, 15 September 2023

New York 05:00 (EDT), London 10:00 (BST), Frankfurt 11:00 (CEST), Johannesburg 11:00 (SAST), Moscow 12:00 (MSK), Tokyo 18:00 (JST)

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Save the Date – Tuesday 12th September

The Platinum Standard – May 2023

Edition 12 | High time for hydrogen: Opportunities for PGMs

SFA (Oxford)'s CEO discusses the future of PGMs

Discover our leading PGM market reports

The Iridium and Ruthenium Market Report

A joint quarterly report on iridium and ruthenium market fundamentals analysing the technological developments of end-uses, metal availability and price risk outlook.

The Long-term PGM Market Outlook

This ground-breaking forward-looking report analyses the influences and trends on the PGM markets between 2022 and 2040.

Unlocking value for clients across industries worldwide

The SFA team is a world-renowned authority on critical metals intelligence, providing in-depth market research and insights for automotive players, OEMs, hydrogen and battery economy stakeholders, industrial and energy users, ESG-conscious investors, as well as coverage of jewellery and investment trends. We track the latest developments and outlook for platinum-group metals, as well as battery metals and materials that are essential for the green energy transition, including electric vehicles, renewable power, and hydrogen technologies.


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SFA (Oxford) provides bespoke, independent intelligence on the strategic metal markets, specifically tailored to your needs. To find out more about what we can offer you, please contact us.

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