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World Lithium Market

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lithium in Metric Tons. The specific end-use segments discussed are Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Misc. Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 28 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as BAL_Co. S.p.a, Bikita Minerals, Chemetall GmbH, Chemetall Foote Corporation, FMC Corporation, FMC Lithium, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A., and Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.


LITHIUM MCP-2092 
A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT 


CONTENTS 


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 
Disclaimers I-2 
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 
End Use Industries I-4 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
Scope of the Study II-1 

1. Industry Outlook II-1 
Secondary Lithium-Ion Batteries Gaining Popularity II-2 
Asian Giants Dominate Lithium-Ion Battery Market II-2 
Paradigm Shift in Lithium Usage II-3 
Japanese Supremacy in Li-ion Batteries being Challenged II-3 
Alternatives to Lithium Batteries II-3 
Zinc-Silver Batteries - Immediate Threat II-3 
Hydrogen Fuel Cells - Have They Arrived? II-4 
Lithium Batteries - Safe for Now II-4 
Lithium Minerals Market to Remain Steady II-4 
Lithium Usage Continues to Slide in Aluminum Industry II-5 
Major Producing Countries II-5 
Table 1: Worldwide Lithium Market (2005): Production (i) in 
Thousand Metric Tons by Country - Chile, Australia, China, 
Russia, Argentina, Canada, Portugal, Zimbabwe, and Brazil 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5 

Table 2: Worldwide Lithium Market (2005): Reserves in 
Thousand Tons by Country - Chile, China, Brazil, Canada, 
Australia, USA, and Zimbabwe (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-6 
Competitive Landscape II-6 

2. Current & Future Analysis II-7 
Analysis by Geographic Region II-7 
Analysis by End-Use Segment II-7 

3. Major Markets Worldwide II-8 
Europe II-8 
The United States II-8 
Asia-Pacific II-8 

4. End-Use Segments - An Overview II-9 
Lithium Conserves Energy in Glass Molding and Processing 
Operations II-12 
Lithium as a Mood Stabilizer II-12 

5. Product Overview II-13 
Product Definition II-13 
Substitutes II-13 
Product History II-13 
Product Profile II-13 
Lithium Mineral Resources II-14 
Global Lithium Supply II-14 
Lithium Minerals and Carbonates - A Review II-15 

6. Research and Development II-16 
University of Tulsa Scientist Engaged in Development of 
CreditCard Sized Lithium Polymer Battery II-16 

7. Product Introductions/Developments II-17 
Lithium Technology Corporation Introduces New Line of High 
Density Lithium Cells II-17 
Toyota to Introduce Lithium-Ion-Battery Hybrid Car II-17 
LithChem to Develop New Lithium Reserve Battery II-17 
Ryobi(R) to Launch Lithium-Ion Power Tools II-17 
Cobra Electronics Unveils New Range of Lithium-Ion Two-Way 
Radios II-17 
SOCL Launches Hybrid Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery II-17 
Electro Energy Develops Multi-Cell Prototype Battery II-18 
Tadiran Introduces High Rate Battery II-18 
AIST Develops Low Cost Lithium Battery Electrode Material II-18 
Sanyo Electric Devises Pin Type Lithium Ion Batteries II-18 
Zap Introduces New Lithium Battery Technology II-18 
Altair Develops Novel Lithium Ion Battery Electrode Materials II-19 
Sony Develops Novel Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery II-19 
Sony Launches Highest Energy Density Lithium Ion Batteries II-19 

8. Recent Industry Activity II-20 
E-One Moli to Increase Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity II-20 
NEC to Merge Operations of Lithium-ion Battery II-20 
Elion Batteries to Build a New Lithium Battery Plant II-20 
Nordic Mining Acquires Majority Stake in Keliber Oy II-20 
GM to Co-Develop Battery Cell with A123Systems II-20 
Mitsubishi Forms Joint Venture to Co-Produce Lithium-ion 
Batteries II-20 
Sanyo to Build a New Lithium-Ion Battery Production Plant II-20 
Noven Pharmaceuticals Acquires JDS Pharmaceuticals II-21 
Sony to Start Lithium-ion Battery Production in Singapore II-21 
Sanyo to Expand Production of Lithium-Ion Batteries II-21 
Evonik Acquires Stake in Li-Tec II-21 
JCI-Saft Joint Venture Bags Contract from USABC II-21 
Exide and LTC in Strategic Alliance II-22 
Qinghai CITIC Sci-Tech Commences Construction of Lithium 
Carbonate Project II-22 
SQM Commences Operations at New Lithium Hydroxide Facility II-22 
Hybrid Technologies and Volkswagen in Joint Venture II-22 
Whistler and Movingpeople.net Form Joint Venture II-22 
Dai-Ichi Kogyo Seiyaku to Form Joint Venture with ENAX andTianjin II-23 
Saft Bags Contract for Lithium Battery Packs from Cardiac Science II-23 
Sterling Group to Acquire Micro Express II-23 

9. Focus on Select Global Players II-24 
BAL_Co S.p.a (Italy) II-24 
Bikita Minerals (Zimbabwe) II-24 
Chemetall GmbH (Germany) II-24 
Chemetall Foote Corporation (USA) II-24 
FMC Corporation (USA) II-25 
FMC Lithium (USA) II-25 
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. (Chile) II-25 
Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Limited (Canada) II-26 

10. Global Market Perspective II-27 
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27 

Table 4: World Long-term Projections for Lithium by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28 

Table 5: World Historic Review for Lithium by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 
1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29 

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by Geographic 
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East 
and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30 

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Glass & Ceramic Industry by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle 
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31 

Table 8: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in Glass & 
Ceramic Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32 

Table 9: World Historic Review for Lithium in Glass & Ceramic 
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33 

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Glass & 
Ceramic Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown 
of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for 
Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34 

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Aluminum Smeltering Industry by Geographic Region - 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35 

Table 12: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in Aluminum 
Smeltering Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36 

Table 13: World Historic Review for Lithium in Aluminum 
Smeltering Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37 

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Aluminum 
Smeltering Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-38 

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals Industry by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-39 

Table 16: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals Industry by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle 
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40 

Table 17: World Historic Review for Lithium in Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals Industry by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle 
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 
2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41 

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals Industry by Geographic Region - 
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42 

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals 
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43 

Table 20: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals Industry by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44 

Table 21: World Historic Review for Lithium in Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals Industry by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 
1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45 

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals Industry by Geographic 
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46 

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Lubricants Industry by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle 
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47 

Table 24: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in 
Lubricants Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48 

Table 25: World Historic Review for Lithium in Lubricants 
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48 

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Lubricants 
Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 
2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50 

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Batteries Industry by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle 
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51 

Table 28: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in Batteries 
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52 

Table 29: World Historic Review for Lithium in Batteries 
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53 

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in Batteries 
Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 
2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54 

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium in Miscellaneous Applications by Geographic Region - 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55 

Table 32: World Long-term Projections for Lithium in 
Miscellaneous Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56 

Table 33: World Historic Review for Lithium in Miscellaneous 
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57 

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithium in 
Miscellaneous Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-58 


III. MARKET 

1. The United States III-1 
A.Market Analysis III-1 
Current & Future Analysis III-1 
Overview III-1 
Production III-1 
Exports and Imports III-1 
Table 35: US Exports & Imports of Lithium for years 2003, 
2004 & 2005 (In Metric Tons) (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-1 
Product Launches/Developments III-2 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3 
Select Players III-4 
Chemetall Foote Corporation III-4 
FMC Corporation III-4 
FMC Lithium III-5 
Lithchem International III-5 
B.Market Analytics III-5 
Table 36: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5 

Table 37: US Long-term Projections for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6 

Table 38: US Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use Segment- 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-6 

Table 39: US 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass & 
Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-7 

2. Canada III-8 
A.Market Analysis III-8 
Current & Future Analysis III-8 
Product Launch/Development III-8 
Strategic Corporate Development III-8 
Select Players III-8 
Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Ltd. (Tanco) III-8 
Avalon Ventures Ltd. III-9 
B.Market Analytics III-10 
Table 40: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10 

Table 41: Canadian Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10 

Table 42: Canadian Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11 

Table 43: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-12 

3. Japan III-13 
A.Market Analysis III-13 
Current & Future Analysis III-13 
Japanese Lithium-Ion Battery Industry - An Overview III-13 
Product Launches/Developments III-13 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-14 
B.Market Analytics III-15 
Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15 

Table 45: Japanese Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16 

Table 46: Japanese Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16 

Table 47: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-17 

4. Europe III-18 
Market Analysis III-18 
Current & Future Analysis III-18 
Analysis by Geographic Region III-18 
Analysis by End-use Segment III-18 
Table 48: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, 
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19 

Table 49: European Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, 
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19 

Table 50: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries,and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20 

Table 51: European Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20 

Table 52: European Historic Review for Lithium by Geographic 
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest 
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 

Table 53: European Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 

Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of 
Europe Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22 

Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-23 

4a. France III-24 
A.Market Analysis III-24 
Current & Future Analysis III-24 
Strategic Corporate Development III-24 
B.Market Analytics III-25 
Table 56: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

Table 57: French Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

Table 58: French Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26 

Table 59: French 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass & 
Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-27 

4b. Germany III-28 
A.Market Analysis III-28 
Current & Future Analysis III-28 
Market Overview III-28 
Strategic Corporate Development III-28 
Chemetall GmbH - A Major Player III-28 
B.Market Analytics III-29 
Table 60: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29 

Table 61: German Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29 

Table 62: German Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 

Table 63: German 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass & 
Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-31 

4c. Italy III-32 
A.Market Analysis III-32 
Current & Future Analysis III-32 
BAL_Co S.p.a - A Major Player III-32 
B.Market Analytics III-33 
Table 64: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33 

Table 65: Italian Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33 

Table 66: Italian Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34 

Table 67: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-35 

4d. The United Kingdom III-36 
Market Analysis III-36 
Current & Future Analysis III-36 
Table 68: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36 

Table 69: UK Long-term Projections for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37 

Table 70: UK Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use Segment- 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-37 

Table 71: UK 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass & 
Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-38 

4e. Spain III-39 
Market Analysis III-39 
Current & Future Analysis III-39 
Table 72: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39 

Table 73: Spanish Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40 

Table 74: Spanish Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40 

Table 75: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-41 

4f. Russia III-42 
Market Analysis III-42 
Current & Future Analysis III-42 
Table 76: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42 

Table 77: Russian Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 78: Russian Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 79: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-44 

4g. Rest of Europe III-45 
A.Market Analysis III-45 
Current & Future Analysis III-45 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-45 
B.Market Analytics III-46 
Table 80: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, 
Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, 
Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, 
Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-46 

Table 81: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Lithium 
by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 82: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 83: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-48 

5. Asia-Pacific III-49 
A.Market Analysis III-49 
Current & Future Analysis III-49 
Australia III-49 
China III-49 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-49 
B.Market Analytics III-51 
Table 84: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, 
Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, 
Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, 
Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-51 

Table 85: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 86: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 87: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-53 

6. The Middle East III-54 
Market Analysis III-54 
Current & Future Analysis III-54 
Table 88: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum 
Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical 
Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, 
Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54 

Table 89: Middle East Long-term Projections for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55 

Table 90: Middle East Historic Review for Lithium by End-Use 
Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic 
Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55 

Table 91: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-56 

7. Latin America III-57 
A.Market Analysis III-57 
Current & Future Analysis III-57 
Chile III-57 
Argentina III-57 
Strategic Corporate Development III-57 
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA (Chile) - A Major Player III-58 
B.Market Analytics III-59 
Table 92: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Lithium by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, 
Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, 
Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous Chemicals, 
Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric 
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-59 

Table 93: Latin American Long-term Projections for Lithium 
by End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 94: Latin America Historic Review for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, 
Synthetic Rubber & Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & 
Miscellaneous Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and 
Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 95: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Lithium by 
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 
Glass & Ceramic, Aluminum Smeltering, Synthetic Rubber & 
Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing & Miscellaneous 
Chemicals, Lubricants, Batteries, and Miscellaneous Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012(includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-61 


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