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Graphite Market Report, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2033

According to Fact.MR’s analysis, the global graphite market (グラファイトマーケット) was valued at US$ 25.9 billion in 2023 and is projected to achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5%, reaching US$ 58.6 billion by 2033.

The surge in demand for lithium-ion batteries, utilized in electric vehicles (EVs), portable electronics, and renewable energy storage, is anticipated to be a key driver for graphite demand. Graphite plays a pivotal role in these batteries, serving as an essential component in the anode material responsible for storing and releasing lithium ions during charge and discharge cycles. With the expansion of the EV market and the rise in installations of renewable energy sources, the demand for graphite is expected to maintain its upward trajectory.

𝐃𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐚𝐝 𝐚 𝐒𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭:

The global graphite market is experiencing a significant surge in demand, largely propelled by the booming popularity of lithium-ion batteries. These batteries, known for their high energy density, lightweight nature, and long lifespan, have become indispensable components in various applications ranging from consumer electronics to electric vehicles and renewable energy storage systems. As the world transitions towards a greener and more sustainable future, the demand for lithium-ion batteries continues to soar, consequently driving the growth of the graphite market.

Graphite plays a crucial role in the production of lithium-ion batteries, serving as a key component in the battery anode. Natural graphite, particularly the flake variety, is highly prized for its superior conductivity, stability, and ability to store and release electrical energy efficiently. As a result, graphite has emerged as a critical material in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries, with demand for high-quality graphite experiencing a sharp uptick in recent years.

One of the primary factors driving the increased demand for lithium-ion batteries is the rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide. With growing concerns over environmental pollution and climate change, governments and consumers alike are increasingly embracing electric mobility as a cleaner and more sustainable alternative to traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. As a result, EV manufacturers are ramping up production to meet the rising demand, driving the need for lithium-ion batteries and, in turn, graphite.

𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐞:

Key players in the graphite industry include Aoyu Graphite Group, Hunan Zhongke Shinzoom Technology Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Chemical, Nippon Graphite Industries, Ltd., Qingdao Haida Graphite Co., Ltd., Shanshan Technology, and Showa Denko Materials Co. Ltd.

Graphite manufacturers are ramping up their production capacities and forging alliances with local market participants to expand their customer base and enhance profitability. For instance,

In June 2022, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group (MCHG) announced plans to bolster the production capacity of natural graphite anode material at its Chinese subsidiary, Qingdao Anode Kasei, and its affiliated company, Qingdao Lingda Kasei. The capacity will increase from 2,000 tons/year to 12,000 tons/year. The new production line is slated to commence operations in the first half of fiscal 2023.

𝐒𝐞𝐠𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡

  • By Product Type :
    • Natural
      • Flakes
      • Amorphous
      • Veins
    • Synthetic
  • By Application :
    • Electrodes
    • Refractories & Foundries
    • Batteries
    • Recarburisers
    • Lubricants
    • Friction Products
    • Others
  • By Region :
    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • Middle East & Africa

As the world embarks on a transition towards a cleaner and more sustainable future, the graphite market is poised for significant growth. With the rising demand for lithium-ion batteries driving the expansion of various industries, including electric vehicles and renewable energy, graphite is set to play a pivotal role in powering the technologies of tomorrow. As such, stakeholders across the graphite supply chain must continue to innovate and collaborate to meet the evolving needs of the market and contribute to a more sustainable world.


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