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Trusted advisors for fabricators

SFA (Oxford) works with some of the world's largest most reputable fabricators and manufacturers in Platinum Group Metals and Battery Raw Materials, and support The Hydrogen Market with strategic metals for their technologies. SFA has helped clients with the market knowledge and price forecasting, security of supply against new automotive technologies and product cycles, an evaluation of metal suitability for a major automotive catalyst fabricator, a review of the fuel cell and electrolyser industry, and electric vehicle studies which also provided an overview of the lithium market. 


In collaboration with a major platinum jewellery organisation, SFA (Oxford) also produced an in-depth study of the world’s PGM jewellery pipeline, and has provided analysis and forecasts of the global autocatalyst and jewellery markets, including elasticity to metal prices.

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Market Outlook Reports for Fabricators

The PGM Quarterly Market Outlook (3-year forecast)

Released every three months, this price risk-focused report details-impacting factors for platinum, palladium and rhodium markets for the next three years.

The 2031 PGM Market Outlook

Released Bi-annually, our highly-detailed 10-year view provides current, and long-term trends and influences acting on the global PGM markets.

The 2040 PGM Market Outlook

Released annually, this ground-breaking forward-looking report analyses the influences and trends on the PGM markets between 2030 and 2040.

The Ruthenium Market Outlook to 2025

Stay up-to-date with quarterly 5-year view forecast on ruthenium's technological developments and underlying evolution of supply, demand and end-use applications.

The Iridium Market Outlook to 2025

A comprehensive quarterly report on iridium market fundamentals and integration of future technologies for new and existing end-users.

Green Hydrogen Metals Market Outlook

A proprietary report unlocking the current and future demands for precious metals (Pt, Ir, and Ru) used in electrolysers and fuel cells for the hydrogen economy.

Heraeus Precious Appraisal and Market Spotlights

In collaboration with Heraeus, this weekly report makes sure all the key precious metal and macroeconomic developments are fully analysed by the SFA team.

Joining the Dots between Metal Flows and Prices

Unrivalled insights and definitive answers to PGM purchasing dynamics, metal flows, trading and pricing factors affecting platinum, palladium and rhodium.

Spent Autocatalyst Recycling

A comprehensive study of recycled autocatalysts from scrapyards, collection, decanners, smelting and refining players, technology developments and economics.

North America PGM Market Outlook

An assessment of PGM purchasing, trade flows and end-use consumption as well as mapping key industry players for strategic investment.

China PGM Market Outlook

Bottom-up evaluation of the precious metals trading environment, regulatory framework, end-use markets, recycling volumes and key players.

Southeast Asia PGM Market Outlook

A critical impact study of PGM consumption by country of major-end uses, and future metal requirements by company.

India PGM Market Outlook

Detailed market intelligence on PGM demand and supply, major players and the recycling market to assist strategic planning.

Northern Hemisphere PGM Processing Report

Processing analytics, capacity utilisation rates, logistical flows and plant feeds for the PGM smelters, and refineries of North America, Europe and Russia.

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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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