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Battery Metals and Materials

Since 2004, SFA (Oxford) has pioneered growth opportunities for clients in the lithium, nickel, and cobalt markets.

Platinum Group Metals Market

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

Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

The future of PGMs is in green hydrogen and fuel cells. Since 2005, SFA (Oxford) has informed global market development.

SFA (Oxford) is an expert team of consulting analysts and engineers in tomorrow's commodities and technologies

Latest news and insights

Stay at the forefront of sustainable technology with SFA (Oxford)'s latest analysis on critical minerals, energy transition strategies, and advances in the hydrogen economy. Explore the future with SFA across global value chains.

Can Canada become an EV powerhouse?

18 February 2024 | Kimberly Berman

With an abundance of critical raw materials, a robust automotive industry, and strong government support, there is an urgent need for Canada to develop its own midstream supply chain to support the EV industry.

Will the nickel market rebalance in 2024?

7 February 2024 | Daniel Croft

At least six nickel mines are expected to shut production this year, and others are at risk, but can this rebalance the market? Discover which mines are at risk with our latest supply analysis.

The prestigious Oxford lectures

The Battery Metals Lectures

Thursday, 9 May 2024

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)

Our next event

Thursday 9th May 2024

The Oxford Platinum Lectures

Friday, 10 May 2024

New York 05:30 (EDT), London 10:30 (BST), Frankfurt 11:30 (CEST), Johannesburg 11:30 (SAST), Moscow 12:30 (MSK), Tokyo 18:30 (JST)

Our next event

Friday 10th May 2024

SFA (Oxford) expands to Saudi Arabia and the GCC

At the Future Minerals Forum 2024, SFA (Oxford) strengthened its relationship with the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia by establishing a foreign branch to forge long-term partnerships supporting Vision 2030 and beyond.

Sustainability and ESG

Analysing the environmental performance of companies has become very important to lenders and investors in recent years, and with our expertise in commodities, we can augment your green investment coverage.

Recent presentations on the PGM and battery metals markets

Discover our leading Battery Metals market reports

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.

Far-reaching market outlooks

Providing granular analysis of the PGM, lithium, nickel, and cobalt markets out to 2040.

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.

Long-term Nickel Market and Prices Outlook to 2040

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

Long-term Cobalt Market and Price Outlook to 2040

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