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As of March 2018
BAJ monthly sales volume
(Data from BAJ members)

Unit: 1,000 pcs.
  Monthly Cumulative
Current y-o-y change Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2018 y-o-y change
Total of all batteries 305,191  89%  3,901,229  97% 
Total of primary batteries 218,079  85%  2,932,529  101% 
Zinc carbon batteries 9,156  116%  98,734  100% 
Alkaline batteries 98,167  109%  1,226,641  101% 
Silver oxide batteries 42,209  56%  785,995  101% 
Zinc air batteries 8,020  121%  82,089  111% 
Lithium batteries 60,527  79%  739,071  99% 
Coin type secondary lithium batteries 11,685  154%  130,838  115% 
Total of secondary batteries 75,427  95%  837,863  85% 
Total of lead-acid batteries 2,946  97%  32,127  102% 
For vehicles 2,366  97%  26,030  103% 
Four-wheel vehicles 2,239  98%  24,563  103% 
Original equipment 1,038  101%  10,929  105% 
Replacement 1,149  95%  13,003  101% 
Export 52  101%  630  93% 
Two-wheel vehicles 127  88%  1,467  104% 
Industrial batteries 331  93%  3,407  99% 
Small valve-regulated batteries 250  99%  2,691  98% 
Total of small sealed-type batteries and others 72,481  95%  805,736  84% 
Nickel metal-hydride batteries 18,587  94%  236,036  92% 
Lithium-ion batteries 50,485  96%  519,489  81% 
Other alkaline batteries 3,408  80%  50,211  84% 

Portable flashlights 160  96%  2,165  80% 

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

Unit: ton
Total of lead-acid batteries 7,436  93%  75,989  98% 

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