Grain Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Grain Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0149 | Jun 2014

Good harvest: Increased global demand for grains will boost industry export rates

IBISWorld’s Grain Growing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Grain Growing industry is highly export-oriented and includes crops such as wheat, barley, sorghum and other grains. The industry has sustained high levels of volatility over the past five years, largely influenced by adverse weather conditions that have dictated local supply. Revenue volatility has been further exacerbated by fluctuations in global grain prices and global crop supply over the past five years. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2013-14, to reach $12.8 billion. Favourable weather and planting conditions are projected to support production output in 2013-14, with revenue forecast to rise by 5.1%.

The industry tends to follow a cyclical pattern, whereby sudden production declines cause prices to spike... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Business locations for grain production in Australia are spread between Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. Collectively, these states account for over 90.0% of both production and enterprises. Australia's two territories and Tasmania account for less than 1.0% of production and enterprise numbers and are therefore not considered particularly important to the industry.

Many broadacre crops are grown in wheat belts that receive between 230 millilitres and 380 millilitres of rainfall annually. Individual cereals vary in their tolerance of wet and dry conditions, so growing locations are generally spread out accordingly... purchase to read more


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What is the Grain Growing Industry?

This industry consists of farms that grow coarse grains or other cereal crops. Other farms in the industry grow oilseeds, peanuts, lupins, dry field peas and beans. This industry excludes rice growing.

Industry Products
WheatCoarse grainsOilseedsLegumes
Industry Activities
Wheat growingCanola growingChickpea growingBarley growing Corn and maize growingSorghum growing Soybean growingPeanut growingOther grain, oilseed and legume growing

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