Beef Cattle Farming in Australia: Market Research Report

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Beef Cattle Farming Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0142 | Sep 2015

High stakes: The gradual removal of tariffs on beef exports to China should boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Beef Cattle Farming market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

Challenging conditions have plagued the Beef Cattle Farming industry over the past five years. Varying weather patterns, fluctuating turnoff rates and government policies have all influenced industry performance over the period. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $12.6 billion. In particular, strong demand for Australian cattle and beef in export markets is expected to boost the industry over the three years through 2015-16. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by 4.3% in 2015-16, supported by ongoing high saleyard prices.

Rainfall is the primary determinant of industry performance. Beef cattle farmers have suffered through varying weather conditions over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Beef Cattle Farming industry is in the mature life cycle phase. This is shown by the industry's integral role in the food supply chain and limited potential for product innovation or differentiation. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to grow at an annualised 2.0% over the 10 years through 2020-21. Comparatively, GDP is forecast to grow at an annualised 2.8% over the same period. This minor underperformance relative to the economy is typical of mature industries. Generally, mature industries are contracting slightly as a share of the economy, but remain positive contributors to GDP.

Industry consolidation over the past decade has led to larger operations using more intensive farming techniques... purchase to read more


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What is the Beef Cattle Farming Industry?

Operators in this industry primarily farm beef cattle. This industry excludes feedlot, mixed livestock farming and grain-sheep or grain-beef farming operations.

Industry Products
Cows and bullsCalvesHeifers and steers
Industry Activities
Farming beef cattleGrazing domesticated buffaloDairy cattle agistment and replacement farming

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