Cereal Grain Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cereal Grain Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3312 | Jul 2015

Good harvest: Price spikes due to global shortages have boosted revenue

IBISWorld’s Cereal Grain Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Grain is one of Australia's most valuable agriculture products. Wholesalers play a major role in the distribution of grain from farmers to end markets, both domestically and internationally. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 6.1% to reach $18.1 billion. Industry revenue is anticipated to rise by 5.5% in 2015-16. This is due to an expected increase in total domestic grain production, combined with a marginal increase in world wheat prices. The projected further depreciation of the Australian dollar should also boost demand, due to the improved relative affordability of Australian grains in export markets.

As is often the case for industries that depend on agricultural commodities, revenue volatility is very high... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Cereal Grain Wholesaling industry has a moderate level of market share concentration. A small number of large grain traders account for the majority of industry revenue. The four largest players control more than half of the market. There have been a number of takeovers in the past decade, which has increased concentration even further. Examples include Cargill's acquisition of the Australian Wheat Board's commodity business (December 2010) and Glencore's acquisition of Viterra (December 2012). These are the result of deregulation, which has encouraged merger and acquisition activity. Numerous smaller participants also operate in niche segments of the market, servicing narrow geographic areas or dealing in a small number of grains... purchase to read more


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What is the Cereal Grain Wholesaling Industry?

The industry consists of companies that wholesale wheat or other cereal grains.

Industry Products
WheatCoarse grains OilseedsLegumesRice
Industry Activities
Wheat wholesaling Coarse grain wholesaling Oilseed wholesaling Rice wholesaling Legume wholesaling

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