Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry revenue has increased at a relatively stable pace in the five years through 2013-14, mainly due to steady demand from food and beverage manufacturers. The industry is characterised by a low level of international trade due to the low value of industry products. Industry performance therefore heavily depends on activity within downstream industries. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has increased at an annualised 4.9% over the past five years, but this is mainly due to revenue coming off a low base in 2008-09. Industry revenue contracted in 2008-09 due to lower consumer sentiment and expenditure resulting from the global financial crisis. Revenue is expected to increase by 2.1% over 2013-14 to $686.1 million... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is in a mature phase of its economic life cycle, with industry value added increasing at a slower rate than the whole economy. In the decade through 2018-19, industry value added is estimated to increase an annualised 0.7%, which is lower than forecast GDP growth over the same period of 2.6%. This low value added growth is due to declining profit levels, low wages growth and some stronger investment in capital equipment.
Also contributing to the industry's mature phase is steady growth in employment levels and declines in enterprise numbers, as some enterprises have left the industry or consolidated operations... purchase to read more