Grain Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Grain Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0149 | Sep 2015

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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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 high levels of revenue volatility over the past five years, largely influenced by adverse weather conditions that have affected local supply. Fluctuations in global grain prices and global crop supplies over the past five years have added to this revenue volatility. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $12.8 billion. However, this figure is skewed by the surge in revenue in 2010-11. Average profitability has also fallen over the past five years, due to strong profit margins recorded in 2010-11. Revenue is forecast to fall by 1.7%... purchase to read more

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The industry maintains low barriers to entry. Generally, all inputs are readily available, producers can usually shift between broadacre agricultural activities with ease, and there are often numerous farms for sale. Nonetheless, two possible barriers include capital investment requirements, and problems securing finance for such investment.

The establishment of grain growing operations requires considerable investment. New participants need to purchase vast amounts of farmland, grain silos and machinery such as harvesters and tractors. For existing primary producers, establishment costs are significantly lower. Farmers can simply alter their product mix in response to changing market conditions... 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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