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Ethanol Fuel Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Ethanol Fuel Production Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Infrastructure | Jul 2014

Running on empty: The cessation of government subsidies could cripple the industry

IBISWorld’s Ethanol Fuel Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$278m
Annual Growth 10-15
6.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
201
Businesses
3
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ethanol Fuel Production industry is running on fumes. The past five years have been good for the industry with production volumes rising. Revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 6.4% over the five years through 2014-15 to reach $277.9 million. However, most of this growth has been due to government assistance. The industry is characterised by its reliance on heavy subsidies in the form of fuels excise rebates.

Despite some growth over the past five years, the future for the industry is bleak. The 2014-15 budget proposed the scrapping of the excise rebate. A... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry's life cycle stage depends on regulation and government subsidisation. Since the introduction of the Ethanol Production Grants scheme in 2002, the industry has been receiving a steady flow of subsidies from the government. Under this arrangement, the industry boomed, with production of ethanol rising, the number of industry employees increasing and the number of retailers selling E10 fuel growing. Due to this support, industry value added (which measures an industry's contribution to the economy) has been performing well compared with GDP growth.

However, the subsidisation program is expected to end, which will move the industry into a decline phase of its life cycle... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ethanol Fuel Production Industry?

Operators in this industry produce ethanol fuel. The industry concentrates on non-potable ethanol (ethyl alcohol) that is used as a motor fuel, mainly as a biofuel additive for gasoline.

Industry Products
Ethanol distilled from starchEthanol distilled from sorghumEthanol distilled from sugar cane
 
Industry Activities
Ethanol fuel productionEthanol fuel production


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