Footwear Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Footwear Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1352 | Apr 2014

Booted out: Revenue declines amid increasing imports from overseas low-cost manufacturers

The Footwear Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 outsourcing production overseas. 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, while sheepskin footwear such as ugg boots has retained stable domestic output levels over the past five years.

In 2014-15, industry revenue is estimated to decline by 3.6% to $486.5... purchase to read more

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Industry activity has declined over the past decade due to the dominance of low-cost foreign competitors, tariff reductions and increasing imports, as well as skilled-labour shortages and higher outsourcing levels. In the five years through 2014-15, these developments are expected to lower industry revenue, fuel job losses, increase import penetration and decrease the number of industry participants. Industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2014-15, to $486.5 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 10.6% of revenue in 2014-15, up from 9.4% in 2009-10... 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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