Cadmium is a soft malleable metal. Cadmium is the only metal whose price does not bring big differences although it does increase but not rapidly. The graph of cadmium price stayed stable for many years.
Cadmium is used for the production of batteries, especially for those which could be charged again means rechargeable batteries. Germany is the only country which produces cadmium and supplies it all around the world. There is few other substitutes for this metal like nickel and lithium but these metal are comparatively expensive and cadmium price is normal and it provides good quality product as well that is why it use give more priority.