Port Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

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Port Operators Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5212b | Feb 2016

Expanding exports: Demand from developing economies fuels a strong increase in trade

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Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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The Port Operators industry provides general cargo and container ports, which are generally located near major population centres or remote bulk commodity operations near mining sites. The industry depends on international trade, and merchandise imports and bulk commodity exports are key drivers of revenue. As more cargo has moved through Australia's ports over the past five years, operators have invested in expanding port facilities, raising rates to fund these expansions. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2015-16. In 2015-16, revenue is forecast to increase by 2.7%, to $2.8 billion. Over the past 10 years, expanding output volumes from the mining sector have propelled industry revenue to new heights... purchase to read more

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The industry has performed well over the past five years, primarily due to strong growth in the value of total merchandise trade. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2015-16. Revenue is forecast to total $2.8 billion in 2015-16, up 2.7% from the previous year. Slight falls in total merchandise trade led to lower revenue in 2010-11. However, the mining investment boom and strong commodity exports helped support revenue growth in the industry from 2012-13 through 2014-15.

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The Port Operators industry is integral to the passage of Australia’s imports and exports... purchase to read more


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What is the Port Operators Industry?

Operators in the industry maintain and lease port facilities used in the land-sea transition of goods and passengers.

Industry Products
WharfageWharf facility rentalOther servicesChannel usage
Industry Activities
Port operationWharf provisionWharf facility leasing

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