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PGM market reports

Short, medium and long-term forecasts

A legacy built on market independence and rigour

SFA (Oxford) is a world-renowned authority on platinum group metals and provides a range of in-depth market intelligence derived from ground-up modelling of supply and demand fundamentals and our hands-on, forward-looking commentary and analysis on the events and trends impacting the PGM marketplace. Each report is supported with direct interaction with the SFA team of analysts. Our reports and accurate price forecasts have developed a 'cult' following by the key value chain players, delivering unique market insights ahead of the industry and supporting our clients in their strategic decisions.

The PGM markets

SFA (Oxford) provides regular intelligence on PGM metals and other strategic commodities.

Platinum, palladium and rhodium reports

Whether you are interested in quarterly reporting, long-term annual forecasts, or both, SFA can help.

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 2050 PGM Market Outlook Report

SFA's new ground-breaking forward-looking report analyses the influences, market risks and trends on the PGM markets out to 2050.

Ruthenium, iridium and hydrogen metals reports

For green hydrogen metals, SFA provides quarterly reporting on this fast-moving space.

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.

Special PGM market reports

SFA has developed expertise across the value chain to assist your due diligence.

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.

PGM Waste Streams Quantification and Audit

A detailed look at the precious metals recovered from PGM processing plant waste streams at concentrators, smelters and refineries, and tailings dams.

Evaluation of PGM Processing Utilisation

SFA's advanced mineral processing assessment offers offtake opportunities into existing PGM smelting, base metals and precious metals refining facilities.

Global PGM Project Monitor Outlook

DCF scenario modelling analysing the attractiveness of global PGM projects based on incentivised PGM pricing which can motivate new supply.

Long-term PGM Supply Appraisal Outlook

An evaluation on future supply risk from mines and projects around the world, and the economic cost of production.

Global PGM Mine Depletion Assessment

Analytics on the PGM primary production landscape, assessing estimated depletion rates of mines and projects, forecasting ounce loss.

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.

ESG assessment of the PGM markets

SFA is tracking the decarbonisation and energy transition of the PGM value chain assessing the environmental and emissions footprint along the journey to net-zero.

Regional PGM market outlook reports

SFA's bespoke market reports cover all major regions in detail for new entrants.

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.

Contact one of our team for more details

Henk de Hoop

Chief Executive Officer

Beresford Clarke

Managing Director: Technical & Research

David Mobbs

Head of Marketing

Yoshi Mizoguchi Owen

Marketing Associate: Japan

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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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