Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1920 | Apr 2015

Lost its bounce: Industry weakens as demand from domestic automotive manufacturing declines

IBISWorld’s Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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, much to the industry’s detriment. In addition, demand from major markets such as the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is weakening and is therefore unable to offer much respite. Industry revenue is estimated to increase at an annualised 0.2% over the five years through 2014-15. Growth has been relatively weak due to a strong rebound in 2009-10, after the financial crisis. Industry revenue is expected to grow by 3.5% to $925.3... purchase to read more

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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 1.7% over the 10 years through 2019-20. In contrast, the economy is expected to grow, with real GDP forecast to increase by 2.7% 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 mainly manufacture a variety of products made from natural rubber that are not elsewhere classified. These products range from bath mats and floor coverings, to conveyor belts and tubing.

Industry Products
Sponge and foam rubberRubber hoses and beltsRubber floor coveringsRubber seals and washersConsumer goods
Industry Activities
Natural rubber bath matNatural rubber conveyor beltResilient natural rubber floor covering or underlayNatural rubber mattress protectorNatural rubber spongeNatural rubber tubingNatural rubber washer

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