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

IBISWorld’s Port Operators 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

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 Port Operators industry has a medium level of concentration, with the top four players accounting for an estimated 45.6% of industry revenue in 2014-15.

Many foreign countries have high levels of ownership concentration in port and maritime industries, often due to government ownership of all major ports. A reason for Australia’s more moderate concentration is the vast coastline and the distribution of population across three major eastern seaboard capital cities. Ownership of port operators has historically been held by state governments. The privatisation of some state-owned ports has allowed new entrants into the industry and reduced concentration. Additional fragmentation has been caused by the development of new ports by mining companies... 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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