Manganese sulfate long-term forecast

Long-term clarity, forecasts, data and market intelligence for the critical manganese sulfate market

Our manganese sulfate long-term forecasts are part of a set of products including long-term forecasts for lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, copper and recycled material

Manganese remains a critical battery material for the electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage system (ESS) markets. Although manganese demand is dominated by ferro-manganese production, manganese sulfate demand for the battery market is increasing rapidly. At the same time, the structure of the manganese market is changing as new, geographically diverse supply is brought to market and the increased focus on ESG is leading to strides in cleaning up the supply chain.

Market participants, particularly battery makers and automakers, benefit from a ten-year view. Giving you more flexibility and confidence to include manganese in the chemistry plans as supply diversity grows and ESG concerns lessen.

The Fastmarkets manganese long-term forecast leverages our heritage in providing price data and market intelligence in the manganese market. These insights are paired with expert economic modelling and data to provide market participants and investors with unmatched clarity on how the manganese market will evolve in the next ten years.

The 10-year manganese sulfate long-term forecast includes:

  • Price forecast for manganese sulfate 32% Mn min, battery grade, exw mainland China
  • Demand forecasts from the EV and ESS markets and from different car types and battery chemistries, including scenario analysis for future vehicle chemistries and developments (for example, LMFP/ LMO/high-Mn/Mn replacing cobalt)
  • Key ESG and supply chain qualification criteria
  • Supply forecasts, including an in-depth review of future supply from existing and new production and projects with geographical analysis, including China, Europe, Japan, Australia, Africa, the Americas and the rest of the world
  • Analysis of manganese ore and electrolytic manganese metal supply and the scope of the ore supply base versus the manganese sulfate market
  • The developments of manganese recycling and its impact on the supply chain
  • Access to expert analysts

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