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Ethanol Fuel Production in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Manildra Group Manildra Group market share
United Petroleum United Petroleum market share
Wilmar Sugar Wilmar Sugar market share
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 Products Chapter

The industry uses feedstock, such as wheat and sugar by-products and sorghum, to distil ethanol. The ethanol produced is treated as a homogenous commodity by major markets. The industry's products and services can be broken down by the manufacturing process used, which in turn affects the ability of producers to compete on price.

Ethanol distilled from starch

The industry is dominated by the manufacture of ethanol from the starches and other products remaining after wheat is processed. Major players have economies of scope in the use of wheat by-products, which are an output from wheat processing. This segment dominates the industry, as the largest production facilities are devoted to this production technology... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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