A material with an uncertain outlook used mostly in flame retardants and lead-acid batteries.
Used widely in stainless steel and special steels, leather tanning, surface treatment and pigments.
A critical material for energy transition, owing to it use in lithium-ion batteries and superalloys.
Copper wires are essential to mass electrification and the build out of new renewable infrastructure
Essential for three main markets: fluorine chemicals, aluminium production, and steel.
Critical for electronics and used in electronic circuits, semiconductors, and light-emitting diodes.
A material used in optics, catalysts, semiconductors and LEDs
Lithium-ion batteries are driving demand growth for both natural and synthetic graphite.
The material that gave the Li-ion battery its name is used in anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
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A preferred material when looking for weight reduction without compromising overall strength.
A steel dominated market increasingly exposed to energy transition through its use in batteries.
Used mainly in structural-engineering steels, stainless steel, chemicals, and various alloys.
Lithium-ion batteries are re-shaping a supply chain traditionally driven by stainless steel trends.
Used mostly in steel, but with promising potential in nanocrystalline and lithium-ion applications.
Neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets are critical in applications like EVs and wind turbines.
A critical material used in superalloys destined for aerospace and IGT turbine blades.
Salt is used in a variety of critical applications, ranging from chemicals production to de-icing.
A critical material used mainly in aerospace and solid oxide fuel cells with huge growth potential.
Silicon metal is used in aluminium, silicones, and polysilicon, while ferrosilicon is used in steel.
A critical material used mainly in capacitors in a wide variety of electric and electronic products.
A base metal used in a variety of applications, including solder, chemicals, batteries, and alloys.
Used in a variety of settings including aerospace, automotive and electronics and pigments.
A critical material used in cemented carbide, high speed steel tools, lighting, and electronics.
Used mostly in HSLA steel, but vanadium redox flow batteries offer huge growth potential.
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