Batteries: United Kingdom

This report forecasts to 2022 battery demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level in the United Kingdom. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: secondary lead-acid; secondary lithium-ion; other secondary batteries such as nickel-based, sodium-sulfur, and sodium-nickel chloride; primary alkaline; and other primary batteries such as lithium, zinc-air, and zinc-carbon. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: automotive, consumer, and industrial and other markets. Total shipments are segmented by product as follows: secondary and primary.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017; shipments and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007, 2012, and 2017.

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. All figures cited are in US dollars unless otherwise specified.

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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