Grain Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Grain Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0149 | Feb 2014

More than a grain of growth: Favourable planting conditions will support increased output

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.

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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 in the past five years, largely influenced by adverse weather conditions that have constrained 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% in the five years through 2013-14, to reach $12.8 billion. Favourable weather and planting conditions are projected to support production output, as revenue is forecast to rise by 5.1% in 2013-14.

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

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added is expected to increase at an annualised 1.7% over the 10 years through 2018-19, compared with 2.5% annualised GDP growth for the same period. The high volatility of the industry results in large fluctuations in revenue from year to year. IVA has fluctuated considerably over the past five years due to changes in production volumes and weather conditions, which makes it difficult to classify the life cycle stage based on this alone.

There are several factors that support the industry, which include significant variations in production, increased demand for grains, rationalisation of farms and the introduction of GM canola... 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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