Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0139 | Jan 2014

Easy pickings: Improving weather conditions and increasing consumption support growth

The Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, unfavourable weather conditions have negatively affected the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry, highlighted by the Queensland floods and Cyclone Yasi in 2010-11. Production output was severely constrained by these events, which contributed to revenue volatility over the past five years. Many farmers were able to replant crops soon after the wet conditions of 2010-11, which contributed to the industry's recovery. Revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 3.0% in the five years through 2013-14 to reach $2.3 billion. A... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry exhibits moderate levels of capital intensity. It is estimated that for every dollar invested in capital, $4.26 is spent on labour. Capital intensity has been rising as more advanced equipment is introduced to monitor planted areas, to test the soil and to water crops. Fruit growing, like many other agricultural industries, requires advanced irrigation systems, mechanical harvesters and other capital equipment to operate efficiently. The level of capital intensity is expected to rise in coming years. Labour requirements are expected to fall as the industry moves towards more intense production systems. This process will be assisted by the development of new rootstocks that will produce fruit trees that are easier to harvest and spray, thereby reducing labour costs... purchase to read more


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What is the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing Industry?

This industry includes farmers that grow bananas, pineapples, citrus fruit, tree nuts and other fruit.

Industry Products
Citrus fruitsNutsBananasBerriesMangoesAvocadosOlivesOther fruits
Industry Activities
Avocado growingCitrus tree growingBanana growingBerry growingNut growingMango growingOlive growing

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