The global battery materials market size is expected to reach USD 60.61 billion by 2027 while exhibiting a CAGR of 5.9% between 2020 and 2027. This is attributable to the increasing demand for electric vehicles and the favorable government regulations that promote the adoption of green energy sources that will favor the adoption of advanced battery materials across the globe. This information is published by Fortune Business Insights, in its latest report. The report further mentions that the market stood at USD 47.75 billion in 2019 and is projected to gain momentum in the forthcoming years.
Increasing Demand for Electric Vehicles to Promote Growth
The stringent government regulations to limit the emission norms are propelling the demand for advanced electric vehicles. The EVs consists of battery materials such as Li-ion batteries that are stable and can be recharged several hundred times. Additionally, they posses high energy density, along with excellent voltage capacity, compared to other rechargeable batteries. Therefore, the increasing focus on developing energy-efficient automotive by the manufacturers is expected to contribute to the growth of the global battery materials market in the forthcoming years.
Increasing Consumer Spending on Electric Vehicles in Asia-Pacific to Favor Growth
Among all the regions, Asia-Pacific stood at USD 18.39 billion in 2019 and is expected to hold the highest position in the global battery materials market during the forecast period. This is attributable to the rising consumer spending on electric vehicles in countries such as China, India, South Korea, and Japan in the region.
The market in Europe is expected to showcase considerable growth during the forecast period. This is ascribable to factors such as the growing adoption of advanced battery materials from automotive and electronics industries in countries such as Germany between 2020 and 2027.
Facility Expansion by Major Players to Develop Advanced Battery Products
The global battery materials market is fragmented by the presence of several major players that are focusing on expanding their facility to develop innovative battery materials to improve their efficiency and shelf life. Adoption of strategies such as merger and acquisition, collaboration, and partnership by key companies is further expected to contribute to the growth of the market in the forthcoming years.