China Surpasses Japan as World's Largest Lithium-ion Battery Maker

In 2007, China surpassed Japan for the first time in Li-ion battery production and became the world's largest Li-ion battery manufacturer with an output of 1.35 billion units, up 28.36 percent against the previous year.

Published: 29-Jul-2008

DUBLIN, IRELAND: Research and Markets has added the "China Li-ion Battery & Its Raw Materials Market Report, 2007-2008" report to their offering.

In 2007, the global Li-ion battery market was shared by three powers, namely, China, Japan and Korea. All of the three nations had rapid expansion of production capacity during the year and China had the fastest growth in capacity expansion, followed by South Korea.

In 2007, China surpassed Japan for the first time in Li-ion battery production and became the world's largest Li-ion battery manufacturer with an output of 1.35 billion units, up 28.36 percent against the previous year.

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