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Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1920 | Apr 2016

Burning rubber: Industry exports bounce back, but not enough to stem revenue declines

The Natural Rubber 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
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

As with numerous manufacturing industries in Australia, the Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing industry is facing stiff competition from imports. Local manufacturers are finding it increasingly difficult to compete on prices. Meanwhile, demand from major markets such as the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is weakening. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2015-16. However, industry revenue is expected to grow by 0.9% over 2015-16, to reach $865.3 million. The current-year revenue increase is being driven by growth in export markets caused by depreciations in the Australian dollar.

The industry manufactures a range of rubber products, from rubber washers to the rubber belts used in car engines. Over 60.0%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. This is due largely to the diminishing importance of manufacturing in Australia and increasing import competition from low labour cost countries, particularly from Asia. The industry’s contribution to the economy, measured by the Industry Value Added, is estimated to decline at an annualised 2.6% over the 10 years through 2020-21. In contrast, the economy is expected to grow, with real GDP forecast to increase by 2.6% over the same period. This underperformance suggests that the industry’s economic contribution is shrinking, a key characteristic of an industry in the decline stage of its life cycle... purchase to read more


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What is the Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators manufacture a variety of products that are made solely from natural rubber. These products range from rubber foam and floor coverings, to conveyor belts and tubing.

Industry Products
Rubber beltingRubber tubes, pipes and hosesRubber sheets, strips, plates and profile shapesSponge and foam rubber
Industry Activities
Natural rubber conveyor beltResilient natural rubber floor covering or underlayNatural rubber tubingNatural rubber hoseNatural rubber sheeting

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