TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cobalt market to grow at a CAGR of 6.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased demand for cobalt from the Battery Chemicals industry. The Global Cobalt market has also been witnessing the supply constraints of cobalt leading to high prices. However, the cobalt supply challenges could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global Cobalt Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC and EMEA regions, and the Americas; it also covers the Global Cobalt market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Key vendors dominating this space are Glencore Xstrata plc, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Open Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel, Sherritt International Corp., and Umicore S.A.
Other vendors mentioned in the report are BHP Billiton plc, Chambishi Metals plc, Formation Metals Inc., and Vale S.A.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Global Cobalt Market
06.2.1 Market Size and Forecast by Consumption
06.2.2 Market Size and Forecast by Production
06.3 Five Forces Analysis
07. Market Segmentation by Applications
07.1 Global Cobalt Market by Applications
07.2 Cobalt for Clean Air Applications
07.3 Cobalt for Renewable Energy
07.4 Cobalt for Defense
07.5 Cobalt for Life Style
07.6 Cobalt for Health
08. Market Segmentation by Production Process
08.1 Global Cobalt Market by Production Process
08.2 Global Cobalt Market by Primary Production
08.3 Global Cobalt Market by Secondary Production
09. Market Segmentation by End-user
09.1 Market Segmentation by End-user
09.2 Global Cobalt Market for Battery Chemicals Industry
09.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
09.3 Global Cobalt Market for Super Alloys
09.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
10. Geographical Segmentation
10.1 Geographical Segmentation by Consumption
10.2 Geographical Segmentation by Production
11. Key Leading Countries
12. Buying Criteria
13. Market Growth Drivers
14. Drivers and their Impact
15. Market Challenges
16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
17. Market Trends
18. Trends and their Impact
19. Vendor Landscape
19.1 Competitive Scenario
19.1.1 Key News
19.1.2 Mergers and Acquisitions
19.2 Other Prominent Vendors
20. Key Vendor Analysis
20.1 Glencore Xstrata plc
20.1.1 Business Overview
20.1.2 Business Segmentation
20.1.3 Key Information
20.1.4 SWOT Analysis
20.2 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
20.2.1 Business Overview
20.2.2 Business Segmentation
20.2.3 Key Information
20.2.4 SWOT Analysis
20.3 Sherritt International Corp.
20.3.1 Business Overview
20.3.2 Business Segmentation
20.3.3 Key Information
20.3.4 SWOT Analysis
20.4 Open Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel
20.4.1 Business Overview
20.4.2 Business Segmentation
20.4.3 Key Information
20.4.4 SWOT Analysis
20.5 Umicore S.A.
20.5.1 Business Overview
20.5.2 Business Segmentation
20.5.3 Key Information
20.5.4 SWOT Analysis
21. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global Cobalt Market 2013-2018 by Consumption ('000 metric tons)
Exhibit 3: Global Cobalt Market by Refined Cobalt Production 2013-2018 ('000 metric tons)
Exhibit 4: Major Applications of Cobalt
Exhibit 5: Global Cobalt Market by Production Process
Exhibit 6: Global Cobalt Market by Production Sources 2013
Exhibit 7: Global Cobalt Market by Refined Cobalt Production 2013-2018 ('000 metric tons)
Exhibit 8: Proportion of Recycled Cobalt with respect to the Global Cobalt Consumption 2013
Exhibit 9: Major End-user Applications of Cobalt
Exhibit 10: Market Segmentation by End-user 2013
Exhibit 11: Global Cobalt Market in the Battery Chemicals Industry 2013-2018 ('000 metric tons)
Exhibit 12: Global Cobalt Market in Super Alloys Industry 2013-2018 ('000 metric tons)
Exhibit 13: Global Super Alloy Cobalt Market Consumption by Geography 2013
Exhibit 14: Global Super Alloy Consumption by Industry
Exhibit 15: Geographical Segmentation by Consumption 2013
Exhibit 16: Country-wise Global Cobalt Production 2013
Exhibit 17: Business Segmentation of Glencore Xstrata plc
Exhibit 18: Business Segmentation of FCX
Exhibit 19: Business segmentation of Sherritt International Corp.
Exhibit 20: Business Segmentation of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
Exhibit 21: Business Segmentation of Umicore S.A.
Exhibit 22: Revenue breakdown of Umicore S.A. Group in 2012