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As of September 2017
BAJ monthly sales volume
(Data from BAJ members)

Unit: 1,000 pcs.
  Monthly Cumulative
Current y-o-y change Apr. - Sep. 2017 y-o-y change
Total of all batteries 328,090  98%  1,955,093  99% 
Total of primary batteries 238,840  104%  1,467,883  104% 
Zinc carbon batteries 7,195  92%  43,854  91% 
Alkaline batteries 103,909  110%  566,069  99% 
Silver oxide batteries 60,435  88%  438,048  111% 
Zinc air batteries 10,582  163%  40,662  113% 
Lithium batteries 56,719  106%  379,251  103% 
Coin type secondary lithium batteries 11,019  102%  64,832  118% 
Total of secondary batteries 78,232  84%  422,378  84% 
Total of lead-acid batteries 2,669  101%  14,684  105% 
For vehicles 2,140  101%  11,725  106% 
Four-wheel vehicles 2,028  102%  11,018  105% 
Original equipment 950  102%  5,306  109% 
Replacement 1,013  100%  5,400  103% 
Export 64  119%  311  87% 
Two-wheel vehicles 112  87%  707  108% 
Industrial batteries 307  97%  1,617  104% 
Small valve-regulated batteries 222  104%  1,342  102% 
Total of small sealed-type batteries and others 75,563  83%  407,694  83% 
Nickel metal-hydride batteries 23,038  94%  127,955  98% 
Lithium-ion batteries 49,029  81%  257,650  79% 
Other alkaline batteries 3,496  61%  22,089  69% 

Portable flashlights 235  94%  1,138  85% 

Lead quantity in lead-acid batteries
(Data from BAJ members)

Unit: ton
Total of lead-acid batteries 6,933  96%  35,946  103% 

Note) When the past monthly figures is found wrong, correction is made only in the cumulative figures.