Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry has faced a challenging trading environment since the late 2000s, characterised by aggressive price discounting and subdued demand conditions. Industry revenue is projected to decline at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2014-15, to total $4.0 billion. Domestic demand is projected to fall by an annualised 0.8% to $4.2 billion.
The deterioration in the industry's performance over the past five years was sparked by the onset of the global financial crisis. This dampened consumer and business confidence and led to a slump in demand for architectural products in the key building markets. Aluminium prices have declined since 2011-12 as a result of weak demand and excess capacity... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
In the late 2000s, the Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry suffered as a result of the global financial crisis and subsequent weak economic growth. Anaemic downstream demand conditions, especially within the residential and commercial construction industries, resulted in significant revenue declines, and the industry has only recently been showing signs of recovery. In addition to the adverse domestic demand conditions, local producers have been contending with increased import penetration from low-cost manufacturers over the past five years.
Industry revenue is projected to decline by an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $4.0 billion... purchase to read more