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Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1320 | Mar 2016

Wearing thin: Falling demand from downstream manufacturers has contributed to industry declines

The Leather and Leather Substitute Product 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$522m
Annual Growth 11-16
-5.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
2,106
Businesses
422
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing industry includes operators that manufacture and process leather hides and other animal skins, and companies that manufacture leather products, like wallets, saddles and handbags. The industry has struggled significantly over the past five years. Revenue is primarily driven by downstream demand from clothing and footwear manufacturers, which has declined over the past five years. While leather is a key input for these manufacturers, it also competes with other fabrics and materials. Rising demand from personal accessory retailers has partly offset this trend over the past five years, as Australian consumers have increasingly demanded luxury goods. Despite this, industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 5.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Operators in the industry offer a variety of products and services. These range from the manufacture and processing of leather hides and animal skins to the finishing of leather goods and production of handbags, suitcases and other leather substitute products.

Bovine hides

Bovine hides make up the most significant product segment in the industry. The majority of cattle are raised and slaughtered in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, where many industry participants are headquartered. Over the past five years, revenue attributable to this segment has grown thanks to increasing domestic cattle slaughter volumes, which were caused by drought conditions, with slaughtered cattle contributing to the stock of leather... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in the industry primarily tan, finish and dye leather and animal hides, skins and fur. Companies are also involved in the production of sheepskin and slipe wool. Industry operators manufacture leather or synthetic leather handbags, wallets, suitcases, saddles and harnesses. The industry excludes leather clothing and footwear manufacturing.

Industry Products
Bovine hidesSheepskins and other animal skinsAutomotive leatherOther products
 
Industry Activities
Animal hideAutomotive leatherFinishing hides and skinsLeather or leather substitute handbag, belt, saddle, suitcase and walletSlipe woolTanning hides and skins


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