Batteries: Europe

This report forecasts to 2024 battery demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level in Europe. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: primary alkaline; primary zinc-carbon; primary lithium; other primary batteries such as zinc-air, nickel oxyhydroxide, and silver-oxide batteries; secondary lead-acid; secondary lithium-ion; and other secondary batteries such as nickel-based, sodium-sulfur, and sodium-nickel chloride batteries. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: automotive; consumer; and other markets such as motive power, uninterruptible power supply systems, and telecom backup systems.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2009 to 2019; shipments and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009, 2014, and 2019.

Excluded from this report are battery chargers, booster cables (jumper cables), and other ancillary equipment used with batteries.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in the applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate as that prevailing in 2017.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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