Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry has faced a challenging trading environment over the past five years, characterised by aggressive price discounting as demand conditions have remained subdued. Industry revenue is projected to decline at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2014-15 to total $3.9 billion. Domestic demand is projected to fall by an annualised 1.0% to $4.1 billion.
The deterioration in the industry's performance since the late 2000s was sparked by the onset of the global financial crisis. It dampened consumer and business confidence and led to the slump of demand for architectural products in the key building markets. Aluminium prices declined dramatically as a result of weak demand and excess capacity, and industry revenue followed suit... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry suffered as a result of the global financial crisis in the late 2000s and the subsequent weak economic growth. Anaemic downstream demand conditions, especially within the residential and commercial construction industries, have resulted in significant revenue declines, and the industry has only recently been showing signs of cyclical recovery. In addition to the adverse domestic demand conditions over the past five years, local producers have also been contending with increased import penetration from low-cost manufacturers in China.
Industry revenue is projected to decline by an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $3.9 billion... purchase to read more