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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 Analysis Chapter

Ethanol Fuel Production industry has expanded significantly in Australia over the past decade. However, the majority of this growth can be attributed to government subsidies. Production volume grew and both employment and profitability are expected to have increased over the past five years. Ethanol production is an expensive and capital-intensive process. The industry generates revenue by selling ethanol to petrol refineries and selling the waste from ethanol production, which is turned into protein-rich feed for livestock. The production process has had little technological innovation over the past decade. Upstream farmers provide the industry with feedstock, mostly wheat. The produced ethanol is then blended with traditional petrol in downstream petrol refineries... 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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