World Batteries

China will remain the largest market, bolstered by over 12% annual gains through 2016 as consumer electronics, electric bicycle, and motor vehicle output and use continue to climb.

World demand to rise 8.1% annually through 2016

World demand for primary and secondary batteries is forecast to rise 8.1 percent per year to $132 billion in 2016. China will remain the largest national market for batteries, bolstered by an over 12 percent annual increase in product sales through 2016 as consumer electronics, electric bicycle, and motor vehicle output and use continue to climb. Battery demand in India will expand faster than in any other nation, as the nation’s manufacturing base and personal incomes grow further. South Korea will also record strong market advances, driven by expanding motor vehicle and electronics output. Battery demand in Japan, the US, and Western Europe will rise at a rate below the world average through 2016, but suppliers in these markets will benefit from revitalized manufacturing industries and higher consumer spending.

Industrial & other market to be fastest growing

Battery sales to industrial and other markets will post the fastest gains of any market through 2016. Advances will be stimulated by increasing gross fixed investment, expanding global manufacturing output, and ongoing industrialization activity in developing nations. The automotive battery market will also record strong increases based on expanded output and use of conventional and hybrid motor vehicles. Consumer battery sales advances will also be strong. Rising incomes in developing nations will drive greater use of basic battery powered devices, while increased use of portable, high-drain electronics will fuel growth in the consumer market worldwide.

Secondary batteries to outpace primary types

Demand for secondary batteries is expected to rise at a faster rate than demand for primary types. Many common electronic devices (e.g., mobile phones, portable computers) utilize secondary batteries. In addition, use of grid storage systems to regulate electrical generation system output is expected to increase quickly, further bolstering secondary battery sales. Many of these applications favor lithium or nickel-metal hydride battery types.

Lithium-based secondary batteries are expected to register the fastest demand gains of any type of battery due to their high performance characteristics. Primary battery suppliers will see a shift away from lowcost, low-performing battery types toward higher output, more expensive primary batteries, which will contribute to value growth through 2016. Demand for these batteries will be spurred by greater use of devices traditionally powered by primary types (e.g., flashlights, electronic lanterns, clocks, radios) as income levels climb in developing nations. Increased utilization of other battery powered technologies, such as RFID tags, will also drive global sales growth.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $89.4 billion world battery industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, with forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by battery type (e.g., alkaline, zinc-carbon/zinc-chloride, primary lithium, lead-acid, secondary lithium-based, nickel-based), market (e.g., consumer, automotive, industrial), world region and for 32 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, forecasts fuel cell demand, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry participants, including Panasonic, Johnson Controls, and Exide Technologies.

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  1. World Batteries

    $6,500.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $208.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $105.00

      1. Table | WORLD BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,490.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $273.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Economic Performance

          $82.00

        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

          $152.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GDP BY REGION (2010 dollars)

      4. 3.4 World Personal Consumption Expenditures

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2010 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Demographic Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      6. 3.6 World Gross Fixed Investment Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD GROSS FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      7. 3.7 World Manufacturing Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      8. 3.8 World Motor Vehicle Outlook

        $448.00

        1. 3.8.1 Motor Vehicles in Use

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD MOTOR VEHICLES IN USE BY TYPE & REGION (million units)

        2. 3.8.2 Motor Vehicle Production Trends

          $91.00

          1. Table | WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY TYPE & REGION (thousand units)

        3. 3.8.3 Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Outlook

          $271.00

          1. Table | WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SALES BY TYPE & REGION (thousand units)

      9. 3.9 World Electrical/Electronics Sector Outlook

        $82.00

      10. 3.10 Pricing Patterns

        $132.00

        1. Table | WORLD BATTERY PRICING (2010=100)

      11. 3.11 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $147.00

    4. 4 TECHNOLOGY

      $790.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Battery Construction & Operation

        $82.00

      3. 4.3 Conventional Battery Chemistries

        $181.00

        1. 4.3.1 Alkaline

          $82.00

        2. 4.3.2 Zinc-Carbon/Zinc-Chloride

          $82.00

        3. 4.3.3 Lead-Acid

          $82.00

        4. 4.3.4 Nickel-Cadmium

          $82.00

        5. 4.3.5 Other

          $82.00

      4. 4.4 Advanced Battery Chemistries

        $294.00

        1. 4.4.1 Lithium

          $146.00

        2. 4.4.2 Nickel-Metal Hydride

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.3 Zinc-Air

          $82.00

        4. 4.4.4 Sodium-Metal Halide

          $82.00

        5. 4.4.5 Other

          $82.00

      5. 4.5 Fuel Cells & Other Alternative Power Sources

        $214.00

        1. 4.5.1 Fuel Cells

          $87.00

          1. Table | WORLD COMMERCIAL FUEL CELL DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 4.5.2 Other Alternative Power Sources

          $115.00

    5. 5 SUPPLY & DEMAND

      $1,596.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 Regional Overview

        $321.00

        1. 5.2.1 Demand by Region

          $109.00

          1. Table | WORLD BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.2 Production by Region

          $90.00

          1. Table | WORLD BATTERY SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.3 International Trade

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD BATTERY NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Demand by Product

        $906.00

        1. Table | WORLD BATTERY DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Primary

          $386.00

          1. Table | WORLD PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND BY CHEMISTRY (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD PRIMARY ALKALINE BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          3. Table | WORLD PRIMARY ZINC-CARBON/ZINC-CHLORIDE BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          4. Table | WORLD PRIMARY LITHIUM BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          5. Table | WORLD OTHER PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 Secondary

          $486.00

          1. Table | WORLD SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND BY CHEMISTRY (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD LEAD-ACID SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          3. Table | WORLD LITHIUM-BASED SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          4. Table | WORLD NICKEL-BASED SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          5. Table | WORLD OTHER SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Demand by Market

        $330.00

        1. Table | WORLD BATTERY DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 Consumer

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD CONSUMER BATTERY DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)

        3. 5.4.2 Automotive

          $100.00

          1. Table | WORLD AUTOMOTIVE BATTERY DEMAND BY MARKET, VEHICLE TYPE, & REGION (million dollars)

        4. 5.4.3 Industrial & Other

          $111.00

          1. Table | WORLD INDUSTRIAL & OTHER BATTERY DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)

    6. 6 NORTH AMERICA

      $1,048.00

      1. 6.1 North America: Macroeconomic Environment

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 North America: Battery Supply & Demand

        $201.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | NORTH AMERICA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | NORTH AMERICA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 United States

        $355.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | UNITED STATES: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Canada

        $205.00

        1. Table | CANADA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

        2. Table | CANADA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million US dollars)

        3. Table | CANADA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million US dollars)

      5. 6.5 Mexico

        $238.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | MEXICO: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | MEXICO: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

    7. 7 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,892.00

      1. 7.1 Western Europe: Macroeconomic Environment

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Western Europe: Battery Supply & Demand

        $190.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Germany

        $253.00

        1. Table | GERMANY: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | GERMANY: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | GERMANY: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 France

        $206.00

        1. Table | FRANCE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | FRANCE: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | FRANCE: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 United Kingdom

        $223.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      6. 7.6 Italy

        $208.00

        1. Table | ITALY: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | ITALY: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | ITALY: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 7.7 Spain

        $214.00

        1. Table | SPAIN: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | SPAIN: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | SPAIN: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      8. 7.8 Other Western Europe

        $540.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

        5. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BATTERY DEMAND BY PRODUCT & COUNTRY (million dollars)

    8. 8 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,251.00

      1. 8.1 Asia/Pacific: Macroeconomic Environment

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Asia/Pacific: Battery Supply & Demand

        $200.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 China

        $341.00

        1. Table | CHINA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | CHINA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | CHINA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 8.4 Japan

        $281.00

        1. Table | JAPAN: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | JAPAN: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | JAPAN: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      5. 8.5 South Korea

        $252.00

        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | SOUTH KOREA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | SOUTH KOREA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      6. 8.6 India

        $260.00

        1. Table | INDIA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | INDIA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | INDIA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 8.7 Taiwan

        $223.00

        1. Table | TAIWAN: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

        2. Table | TAIWAN: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million US dollars)

        3. Table | TAIWAN: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million US dollars)

      8. 8.8 Indonesia

        $216.00

        1. Table | INDONESIA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | INDONESIA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | INDONESIA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

      9. 8.9 Other Asia/Pacific

        $418.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

    9. 9 OTHER REGIONS

      $2,183.00

      1. 9.1 Central & South America

        $821.00

        1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million demand)

        3. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 9.1.1 Brazil

          $208.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | BRAZIL: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          3. Table | BRAZIL: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 9.1.2 Other Central & South America

          $394.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          4. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Eastern Europe

        $881.00

        1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 9.2.1 Russia

          $222.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | RUSSIA: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          3. Table | RUSSIA: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 9.2.2 Other Eastern Europe

          $433.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

          4. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Africa/Mideast

        $481.00

        1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: PRIMARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: SECONDARY BATTERY DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: BATTERY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

    10. 10 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $6,541.00

      1. 10.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 10.2 Industry Composition

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD BATTERY SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      3. 10.3 Market Share

        $134.00

        1. 10.3.1 Primary Batteries

          $82.00

        2. 10.3.2 Lead-Acid Secondary Batteries

          $82.00

        3. 10.3.3 Non-Lead-Acid Secondary Batteries

          $82.00

      4. 10.4 Research & Product Development

        $110.00

      5. 10.5 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      6. 10.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $99.00

      7. 10.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $336.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      8. 10.8 Financial Requirements

        $82.00

      9. 10.9 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      10. 10.10 Company Profiles

        $5,312.00

        1. 10.10.1 A123 Systems Incorporated

          $241.00

        2. 10.10.2 Acumuladores Moura SA

          $82.00

        3. 10.10.3 Banner GmbH

          $99.00

        4. 10.10.4 BASF SE

          $98.00

        5. 10.10.5 BYD Company Limited

          $88.00

        6. 10.10.6 C&D Technologies Incorporated

          $124.00

        7. 10.10.7 China Shoto plc

          $82.00

        8. 10.10.8 Coslight Technology International Group Limited

          $155.00

        9. 10.10.9 East Penn Manufacturing Company Incorporated

          $180.00

        10. 10.10.10 Energizer Holdings Incorporated

          $137.00

        11. 10.10.11 Energy Conversion Devices Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 10.10.12 EnerSys

          $344.00

        13. 10.10.13 Eveready Industries India Limited

          $82.00

        14. 10.10.14 Exide Industries Limited

          $133.00

        15. 10.10.15 Exide Technologies

          $272.00

        16. 10.10.16 Fengfan Stock Company Limited

          $82.00

        17. 10.10.17 FIAMM SpA

          $82.00

        18. 10.10.18 GP Batteries International Limited

          $178.00

        19. 10.10.19 Greatbatch Incorporated

          $143.00

        20. 10.10.20 Grupo Cegasa

          $93.00

        21. 10.10.21 GS Yuasa Corporation

          $312.00

        22. 10.10.22 Guangzhou Tiger Head Battery Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        23. 10.10.23 Hitachi Limited

          $219.00

        24. 10.10.24 Huanyu Power Source Company Limited

          $82.00

        25. 10.10.25 Johnson Controls Incorporated

          $336.00

        26. 10.10.26 LG Chem Limited

          $151.00

        27. 10.10.27 Mutlu Aku ve Malzemeleri Sanayi AS

          $82.00

        28. 10.10.28 NEC Corporation

          $82.00

        29. 10.10.29 OM Group Incorporated

          $130.00

        30. 10.10.30 Panasonic Corporation

          $286.00

        31. 10.10.31 Procter & Gamble Company

          $119.00

        32. 10.10.32 Saft Groupe SA

          $335.00

        33. 10.10.33 Samsung SDI Company Limited

          $127.00

        34. 10.10.34 Simplo Technology Company Limited

          $82.00

        35. 10.10.35 Sony Corporation

          $122.00

        36. 10.10.36 Spectrum Brands Holdings Incorporated

          $155.00

        37. 10.10.37 TCL Corporation

          $82.00

        38. 10.10.38 Toshiba Corporation

          $82.00

      11. 10.11 Additional Companies in the World Battery Industry

        $397.00

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