Port Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

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Port Operators Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5212b | May 2015

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IBISWorld’s Port Operators market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Port Operators industry provides general cargo and container ports generally located near major population centres or remote bulk commodity operations near mining sites. The industry depends on international trade, with merchandise imports and bulk commodity exports 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 robust compound annual rate of 9.4% over the five years through 2014-15. In 2014-15, revenue is forecast to increase by 5.0%, to $3.5 billion. Over the past 10 years, expanding output volumes from the Mining division have propelled industry revenue to new heights... purchase to read more

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The Port Operators industry has performed well over the past five years, primarily due to strong growth in the value of total merchandise trade. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to grow at a compound annual rate of 9.4% over the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is forecast to total $3.5 billion in 2014-15, up 5.0% from the previous year. Growth was weaker in 2009-10 when international trade in commodities slowed amid the global downturn. While activity at Australia's container ports slowed at this time, industry continued to expand as throughput at bulk export ports continued to grow. As the world economy improved, merchandise exports made a major recovery, as did the industry revenue growth rate... purchase to read more


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What is the Port Operators Industry?

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

Industry Products
WharfageWharf facility rentalOther servicesPort access
Industry Activities
Port operationWharf provisionWharf facility leasing

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