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Platinum Group Metals

SFA (Oxford) is a world-renowned authority on PGM insights and has undertaken many complex assignments along the value chain.

Battery Metals and Materials

For over 10 years, SFA has helped clients motivate growth opportunities across the lithium, nickel and cobalt markets.

Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

The future of PGMs is in green hydrogen, electrolysis and fuel cells. SFA is here to identify circular economy opportunities.


Analysing the ESG performance of companies has become very important to lenders and investors in recent years, and with our expertise in commodities, we can offer you green investment coverage.

Latest news and insights

Visit us regularly for all the latest market news for platinum group metals, battery raw materials, and the growing hydrogen economy.

The greening of hydrogen

26 November 2021 | Jeremy Coombes

Discover SFA's Hydrogen Metals Standard examining the factors that will determine green hydrogen supply and its uses, including hydrogen's limitations and advantages, costs and alternative production methods.

Where next for palladium?

14 September 2021 | Stephen A. Forrest, Beresford Clarke

Read SFA's latest edition of The Palladium Standard which discusses current palladium market dynamics, price outlook, and feature articles from selected players, as well as our latest platinum and rhodium outlooks.

Rand strength could help lift the platinum price

31 January 2022 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus – Edition 2

Outlook 2022 – Markets normalising in 2022

24 January 2022 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus – Forecast

Iridium and ruthenium were the only winners in 2021

17 January 2022 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus – Edition 1

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Consulting across multiple industries

Working in partnership and complete confidence, SFA (Oxford)’s independent detailed market research and integrity is underpinned by extensive consulting from mine to market to recycler, enabling us to foster relationships with the most significant players across the globe.

Events and webinars

Register for our upcoming events throughout the year.

The Oxford Platinum Lectures

Friday, 13 May 2022

New York 05:30 (EDT), London 10:30 (BST), Frankfurt 11:30 (CEST), Johannesburg 11:30 (SAST), Moscow 12:30 (MSK), Tokyo 18:30 (JST)

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New Beginnings – Friday 13 May 2022

New York PGM event

Monday, 13 September 2021

New York 07:00 (EDT), London 12:00 (BST), Frankfurt 13:00 (CEST), Johannesburg 13:00 (SAST), Moscow 14:00 (MSK), Tokyo 20:00 (JST)

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Where next for Palladium?

Green Metals and Hydrogen

Friday, 26 November 2021

New York 01:00 (EST), London 06:00 (GMT), Frankfurt 07:00 (CET), Johannesburg 08:00 (SAST), Moscow 09:00 (MSK), Tokyo 15:00 (JST)

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The Pivot to a Cooler Planet

Market reports

Stay ahead of market developments with our latest strategic metals intelligence reports.

How can we help you?

SFA (Oxford) provides bespoke, independent intelligence on the strategic metal markets, specifically tailored to your needs. To find out more about what we can offer you, please contact us.

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