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Lithium Market Outlook 2022 - 2026

Daily Updated Industry Statistics and Top Emerging Trends about the Lithium Industry

Global Lithium Trends in 2022

Lithium is part of Minor Metal and includes a number of sub-sectors such as Battery Grade Lithium Carbonate and Lithium Exploration. You may also be interested in Vanadium, Cobalt and Manganese.

Global lithium export is expected to reach 175 million kilograms by 2026, up from 152 million kilograms in 2021. This is a 2.5% year-on-year increase on average. Since 2016, the global supply has grown by 6.3% year on year. Chile was the biggest exporter in 2021, with 92 million kilograms, followed by Argentina, Belgium and China. India saw a 223% year-on-year increase, while Finland saw an 82.2% decrease over the same period. Global lithium import is projected to reach 186 million kilograms by 2026, up from 158 million kilograms in 2021, a 2.7% year-on-year CAGR. Since 2016, global demand has increased by 8.8% year on year. In 2021, South Korea was the biggest importer, with 39 million kilograms, followed by China, Japan and the United States. Kazakhstan saw a 189.5% year-on-year increase, while Bolivia saw a 65.7% decrease over the same period.

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