Footwear Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Footwear Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1352 | Apr 2016

Wearing the cost: Price pressures in downstream markets erode profitability

IBISWorld’s Footwear Manufacturing 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Australian footwear producers have faced a tough operating environment over the past decade. The dominance of low-cost foreign competitors, tariff reductions and import penetration have significantly changed the industry's structure. The industry has also been dealing with skilled-labour shortages, accelerated industry reforms and companies offshoring production. Finding a significant low-cost footwear producer based in Australia is now a difficult task. However, several larger footwear manufacturers still produce industrial and safety boots, and sheepskin footwear such as ugg boots has retained stable domestic output over the past five years.

In 2015-16, industry revenue is expected to decline by 0.2% to $493.6... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Industry activity has declined over the past decade due to the dominance of low-cost foreign competitors, tariff reductions and increasing imports, in addition to skilled-labour shortages and greater outsourcing. In the five years through 2015-16, these developments are expected to lower industry revenue, drive job losses, increase import penetration and decrease the number of industry participants. Industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2015-16, to $493.6 million. Despite this, some firms have transformed themselves into efficient, innovative or branded footwear suppliers and have been competing successfully in a global capacity. Footwear exports have grown to represent 14.8% of revenue in 2015-16, up from 8.5% in 2010-11... purchase to read more


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What is the Footwear Manufacturing Industry?

The Footwear Manufacturing industry consists of operators that manufacture footwear or footwear components. These products are then purchased by footwear wholesalers and retailers that resell them to consumers.

Industry Products
Women's footwearMen's footwearChildren's and infants' footwearOther footwear
Industry Activities
Footwear and bootFootwear componentSafety and protective footwearSandal and shoeSlipper

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