Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Port Operators industry operates general cargo and container ports, which are generally located near major population centres or near mining sites for remote bulk commodities. 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, industry operators have invested in expanding port facilities, and have raised rates to fund these expansions. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.7% over the five years through 2016-17. In 2016-17, revenue is forecast to increase by 5.6%, to reach $3.0 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The industry has performed well over the past five years, partly due to growth in the value of total merchandise trade. Strong growth in the volume of mineral exports has been one of the main drivers in growing merchandise trade. As a result, bulk commodity ports have grown at a faster rate than container cargo ports such as the Port of Melbourne and Port Botany. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.7% over the five years through 2016-17. Revenue is forecast to total $3.0 billion in 2016-17, up an estimated 5.6% from the previous year.
The Port Operators industry is integral to the movement of imports and exports into and out of Australia... purchase to read more