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For the investment sector, SFA (Oxford) is well known for providing commodity intelligence for global investment banks, funds, commodity trading houses, institutional and private investors and family wealth offices, and completed comprehensive global due diligence appraisals on behalf of investors.

SFA’s tailored Board-level Market Intelligence Briefings provide executive management with in-depth, forward-looking intelligence covering the current and future trends and influences acting on global commodities, – information essential for future business planning and strategic decision-making. These reports are often delivered to coincide with scheduled Board meetings and reporting requirements, providing management with a concise digest of all the key industry facts, figures and forecasts.

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Heraeus Precious Appraisal

Rand strength could help lift the platinum price

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

Iridium and ruthenium were the only winners in 2021

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

Low-cost PGM ounces from Zimbabwe reaching record levels

13 December 2021 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus – Edition 44

Platinum and gold ETFs retreat in 2021

29 November 2021 | SFA (Oxford) & Heraeus – Edition 43

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Together our highly experienced team and specialist network can accommodate your most challenging needs.

Market Outlook Reports for Investors

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.

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.

The Long-term Chrome Market Outlook

Our bespoke chrome report gives our latest view on supply, demand, and pricing out to 2026 and analyses the impact of chrome on mine profitability.

China PGM Market Outlook

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

India PGM Market Outlook

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

Southeast Asia PGM Market Outlook

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

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.

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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