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Grain Storage in Australia: Market Research Report

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Grain Storage Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5301 | Jan 2016

Grain waves: Revenue volatility caused by weather conditions may be mitigated by a weaker dollar

IBISWorld’s Grain Storage market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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

On the surface, the Grain Storage industry appears to have performed poorly over the past five years. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at a marginal 0.1% annualised over the five years through 2015-16, to total $2.4 billion. However, this is not reflective of the volatility that has occurred in the industry over the past five years. Fluctuating grain production, due to changing rainfall levels, shifting wheat prices and movements in the Australian dollar have influenced industry demand and therefore earnings. Record rainfall levels and resulting increased grain harvests in 2010-11 contributed to 22.7% revenue growth for that year. This created a high base year and skewed the industry's revenue growth figure for the five-year period... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry operators store a range of grain products, including wheat, barley, oats, triticale, sorghum and oilseeds. Wheat and barley grains that industry operators store are primarily used for milling and feeding purposes. The products that grain storage firms handle are segmented based on the proportion of total grain that is stored.

Wheat used for milling

The largest product segment in the industry is wheat used for milling. Thousands of varieties of wheat are milled and processed to produce flour, which is then used in a variety of food products such as bread, baked goods, pasta and pizza. Wheat milling involves several stages, including quality control, cleaning, conditioning, grinding, sifting and purification... purchase to read more


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What is the Grain Storage Industry?

The industry consists of companies primarily engaged in storage of cereal grains. Following crop harvest, grain handlers receive and sort grain according to its use and protein content. Grain is then dispatched as required, either for domestic consumption or export.

Industry Products
Wheat used for millingWheat used for feedBarley used for maltingBarley used for stockfeed and human consumptionOats, triticale and sorghumOilseeds
Industry Activities
Grain storage servicesGrain silo operationGrain elevator operation

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