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

Unit: 1,000 pcs.
  Monthly Cumulative
Current y-o-y change Apr. - May. 2017 y-o-y change
Total of all batteries 284,297  98%  641,793  101% 
Total of primary batteries 209,761  103%  487,693  106% 
Zinc carbon batteries 6,332  102%  14,282  80% 
Alkaline batteries 67,815  93%  183,783  99% 
Silver oxide batteries 67,920  109%  142,236  117% 
Zinc air batteries 4,475  97%  10,029  83% 
Lithium batteries 63,221  108%  137,363  110% 
Coin type secondary lithium batteries 8,949  113%  18,327  113% 
Total of secondary batteries 65,586  85%  135,773  88% 
Total of lead-acid batteries 2,100  108%  4,468  108% 
For vehicles 1,638  107%  3,548  108% 
Four-wheel vehicles 1,524  107%  3,299  108% 
Original equipment 789  109%  1,641  113% 
Replacement 688  107%  1,569  106% 
Export 47  83%  89  73% 
Two-wheel vehicles 114  110%  248  114% 
Industrial batteries 239  110%  479  108% 
Small valve-regulated batteries 224  117%  441  106% 
Total of small sealed-type batteries and others 63,485  84%  131,306  87% 
Nickel metal-hydride batteries 19,775  106%  42,790  113% 
Lithium-ion batteries 40,190  77%  81,246  79% 
Other alkaline batteries 3,521  73%  7,270  69% 

Portable flashlights 156  74%  350  74% 

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

Unit: ton
Total of lead-acid batteries 5,284  113%  10,514  108% 

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