All posts by Maya Xiao

Maya has an interdisciplinary technical background in system automation, renewable energy, and intelligent connected vehicles. She is responsible for Interact Analysis’ Chinese industrial automation and NEV research.

China’s Electric Bus Market Dominance Driving Demand for Lithium-Iron-Phosphate Batteries

The demand for battery electric buses has skyrocketed in recent years. The number of electric buses delivered in Europe and the US increased by 75%...

/ September 3, 2019

The Lithium-Ion Battery Market

With the steadily increasing penetration rate of lithium-ion batteries in the transportation market, the energy storage market and the consumer electronics market, from 2017, the...

/ August 29, 2019

Lithium-Ion Battery Production & Supply – 2019

A highly-detailed database and in-depth analysis of lithium-ion battery production, manufacture and supplier base, with a focus on industrial-grade batteries used for transportation, energy storage...

/ July 15, 2019

Lithium-Ion Battery Market Poised for Strong Growth in Europe; Energy Storage Applications will be Fastest Growing Sector

Global trends for electrification are currently moving into overdrive, pushed by a multitude of factors, particularly environmental and energy security concerns, as well as improvements...

/ June 27, 2019

China’s Manufacturing Growth Slumped in 2018, Hindered by Automotive Industry Decline

In the Q1’19 release of our Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) Tracker, we have reduced our estimate for China’s manufacturing output growth in 2018 based on...

/ May 23, 2019

What Impact Will China’s 2019 New Energy Vehicle (NEV) Subsidy Policy Have?

On March 26th, China’s four ministries and commissions jointly issued the “Notice on Further Perfecting the Policy of Financial Subsidies for the Promotion and Application...

/ April 11, 2019

Trends in Lithium-Ion Batteries Highlighted by Japan Battery Show

We recently attended the 10th International Rechargeable Battery Expo (Japan Battery Show) in Tokyo, which saw many companies from across the whole industry chain come...

/ March 11, 2019

Bright Spots for China’s Manufacturing Industry

We recently wrote about the sudden slowdown in growth from China’s manufacturing sector in 2018 and 2019. Fresh economic data released by China’s National Bureau...

/ January 29, 2019

China’s Manufacturing Slowdown – Are There Synergies With 2009?

Interact Analysis predicts China’s manufacturing industry output growth in 2019 will be just 1.9%, the lowest since 2008. China’s GDP grew just 6.5% in Q3...

/ January 16, 2019