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 | Sep 2015

Bearing fruit: Growing fruit consumption helps fuel revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As demand for fruit is largely steady, the performance of the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry fluctuates in line with weather conditions that affect supply. Over the past five years, changing weather conditions have led to revenue volatility. Overall, IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will grow at an annualised 1.3% over the five years through 2015-16, assisted by significant growth in exports. The industry started the period at a low base, as flooding and cyclones (particularly in Queensland) destroyed crops in 2010-11. Many farmers replanted crops soon after the wet conditions of 2010-11, which limited the spillover effect in the following year. Industry revenue is forecast to contract 1.0% in 2015-16 to $2.5... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry's wage costs compared with depreciation indicate a highly capital-intensive industry. For every dollar spent on wages for hired labour, the average industry operator spends an estimated $0.36 on capital items. However, the industry's wage costs do not include imputed wages of farm owners. Many owner-operators rely on drawings from profit for their income, rather than a traditional wage. Consequently, the industry's wage costs underrepresent its reliance on labour. When imputed wages are accounted for, it becomes clear the industry is moderately capital intensive.

The level of capital intensity is expected to rise in the next five years. Labour requirements will fall as the industry moves towards more intense production systems... 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
AvocadosMangoesCitrus fruitBananasNutsBerriesOlives
Industry Activities
Avocado growingCitrus tree growingBanana growingBerry growingNut growingMango growingOlive growing

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