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Trusted advisors for fabricators

SFA (Oxford) works with some of the world's largest and most reputable fabricators and manufacturers in the PGM and battery raw materials industries, which also support the hydrogen market with strategic metals for its technologies. SFA has helped clients with market knowledge and price forecasting, insight into security of supply against new automotive technologies and product cycles, an evaluation of metal suitability for a major automotive catalyst fabricator, a review of the fuel cell and electrolyser industry, and electric vehicle studies which also provided an overview of the lithium market. 

 

In collaboration with a major platinum jewellery organisation, SFA produced an in-depth study of the world’s PGM jewellery pipeline, and has also provided analysis and forecasts of the global autocatalyst and jewellery markets, including elasticity to metal prices.

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Solutions for fabricators

SFA offers a broad spectrum of services for fabricators in PGMs and battery metals and materials, applying our strategic focus and bespoke approach to meet your needs.

Market outlook reports for fabricators

The PGM Quarterly Market Report and Price Outlook

Released every three months, this price risk-focused report details-impacting factors for platinum, palladium and rhodium markets for the next three years.

The 2032 PGM Market Report and Price Outlook

Released Bi-annually, our highly-detailed 10-year view provides current, and long-term trends and influences acting on the global PGM markets.

The 2040 PGM Market Report and Price Outlook

Released annually, this ground-breaking forward-looking report analyses the influences and trends on the PGM markets between 2030 and 2040.

The 2050 PGM Market Report and Price Outlook

SFA's new ground-breaking forward-looking report analyses the influences, market risks and trends on the PGM markets out to 2050.

The Ruthenium Market Report and Price Outlook

Stay up-to-date with quarterly 5-year view forecast on ruthenium's technological developments and underlying evolution of supply, demand and end-use applications.

The Iridium Market Report and Price Outlook

A comprehensive quarterly report on iridium market fundamentals and integration of future technologies for new and existing end-users.

Green Hydrogen Metals Market and Price Outlook

A proprietary report unlocking the current and future demands for precious metals (Pt, Ir, and Ru) used in electrolysers and fuel cells for the hydrogen economy.

Heraeus Precious Appraisal and Market Spotlights

In collaboration with Heraeus, this weekly report makes sure all the key precious metal and macroeconomic developments are fully analysed by the SFA team.

Joining the Dots between the PGM markets & prices

Unrivalled insights and definitive answers to PGM purchasing dynamics, metal flows, trading and pricing factors affecting platinum, palladium and rhodium.

Spent Autocatalyst PGM Recycling Mapped

A comprehensive study of recycled autocatalysts from scrapyards, collection, decanners, smelting and refining players, technology developments and economics.

North America PGM Market Outlook

An assessment of PGM purchasing, trade flows and end-use consumption as well as mapping key industry players for strategic investment.

China PGM Market Outlook

Bottom-up evaluation of the precious metals trading environment, regulatory framework, end-use markets, recycling volumes and key players.

Southeast Asia PGM Market Outlook

A critical impact study of PGM consumption by country of major-end uses, and future metal requirements by company.

India PGM Market Outlook

Detailed market intelligence on PGM demand and supply, major players and the recycling market to assist strategic planning.

Northern Hemisphere PGM Processing Report

Processing analytics, capacity utilisation rates, logistical flows and plant feeds for the PGM smelters, and refineries of North America, Europe and Russia.

Battery Metals Quarterly Report and Price Outlook

Our quarterly price risk-focused report details factors impacting the lithium, nickel and cobalt markets for the next five years and future battery technology trends.

Joining the dots between Lithium, Nickel and Cobalt

The SFA team completes a deep dive into the short- to long-term opportunities enabling the success of electric vehicle production across supported regions.

Quarterly Lithium Market Report and Prices Outlook

Released four times a year, SFA's lithium price risk report details short- to medium-term factors impacting the lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide markets.

Long-term Lithium Market and Prices Outlook to 2040

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

Quarterly Nickel Market Report and Prices Outlook

Released each quarter, SFA's nickel price risk-focused report details the factors impacting nickel sulphate demand, MHP and refined nickel for the next five years.

Long-term Nickel Market and Prices Outlook to 2040

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

Quarterly Cobalt Market Report and Price Outlook

Released each quarter, SFA's cobalt price risk-focused report details cobalt supply and demand impacting factors for the next five years.

Long-term Cobalt Market and Price Outlook to 2040

Released annually, this ground-breaking, forward-looking report analyses the trends and influences on the cobalt market and battery technologies out to 2040.

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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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