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Grain Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Grain Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0149 | Nov 2016

Field day: Rising human consumption of grain and meat products will support the industry

IBISWorld’s Grain Growing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Grain Growing industry is export-oriented and includes crops such as wheat, barley, sorghum and other grains. The industry has sustained moderate revenue volatility over the past five years, largely influenced by adverse weather conditions that have affected local supply. Fluctuations in global grain prices and crop supplies over the past five years have contributed to this revenue volatility. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $13.3 billion. Industry profit margins have also increased over the past five years, due to local grain prices increasing faster than input costs. Industry revenue is forecast to decline by 5.5% during 2016-17, due to falling local and global prices of wheat and other key grains... 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 enterprises and production. Australia's two territories and Tasmania account for less than 1.0% of enterprises and production, and are therefore not considered as 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?

The 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. The 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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