Money Transfer Agencies in Australia: Market Research Report

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Money Transfer Agencies Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Financial Intermediaries | Oct 2013

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The Money Transfer Agencies market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
OzForex Group OzForex Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Money Transfer Agencies industry has grown solidly over the five years through 2013-14. The industry came away from the financial crisis relatively unscathed. This is mainly attributed to the increasing globalisation and rising mobility of labour. Industry revenue is closely linked to the number of overseas workers employed in Australia who send money back to their respective countries to support their families. The Australian economy has recovered relatively quickly following the global financial crisis. Low unemployment rates, especially compared with those of Europe, and skill shortages make Australia an attractive place for overseas workers to seek employment. This trend is supported by the rising number of 457 working visas granted over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Money transfer agencies in Australia felt few effects of the global financial crisis compared with other financial services providers. Industry growth has been supported by strong fundamental factors over the five years through 2013-14. The increasing globalisation of markets, labour mobility and the financially stable position of Australia have been the main contributors to revenue growth. These have created a favourable environment where more people have migrated to Australia in search of employment, often leaving their family and relatives behind. Therefore the need for money transfer services has been increasing as these workers continue to support their families. A rise in 457 working visa applications is a good indicator of this trend... purchase to read more


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What is the Money Transfer Agencies Industry?

Firms in the industry act as third-party agents that facilitate money transfers and payments between parties in different locations. The industry excludes bank wire services and card-based services.

Industry Products
Online money transferRetail money transferIn-store money transfer operations
Industry Activities
In-store money transfer operationsRetail money transferOnline money transferIn-store money transfer operationsRetail money transferOnline money transfer

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