Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After four consecutive years of decline, the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing industry rebounded in 2011-12 and is projected to grow 1.4% in year-on-year revenue in 2012-13 to reach $1.79 billion. While the industry's revenue declined by an annualised 3.7% in the five years through 2012-13, the final two years of growth is a sign of things to come. Solid demand from communications and mining sectors has helped to partially offset a now recovering non-residential construction sector after a sharp decline in 2009-10. With housing construction picking up late in the five-year period and the mining sector continuing to grow in leaps and bounds, the industry has entered a new growth phase in its life cycle... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
IBISWorld estimates that in 2012-13, more than 75% of industry facilities will be located in New South Wales and Victoria. Population is a key determinant of the geographic spread of industry locations, as the demand for cabling and wiring depends on population concentration. Concentrated pockets of facilities in New South Wales and Victoria, the two most populous states in Australia, are therefore justified.
Queensland, the third most populous state, is also the fastest growing in terms of population. Population growth in the state, particularly in the south-east, will increase the number of industry locations within the state more than any other region... purchase to read more