Overview

Cottoning on: Demand for industry products in overseas markets boosts overall industry demand

The Cotton Growing 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The fortunes of Australian cotton growers are determined by external global factors
  • A global oversupply of cotton negatively affected the industry early in the period
  • Global demand from developing countries is expected to support demand for Australian cotton

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Operators in the Cotton Growing industry have endured extreme revenue volatility and fluctuating profit margins over the past five years, with a range of external factors influencing industry performance. Unfavourable growing conditions, such as prolonged dry weather and reduced irrigation water stocks, over the three years through 2014-15 forced farmers to allocate less land to cotton, which is a water-intensive crop. Consequently, production dropped significantly, leading to revenue declines for most of that three-year period. However, increased levels of annual rainfall are expected to boost production over the two years through 2016-17, with revenue growing in line with the larger area allocated to cotton growing...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    A range of external factors, such as climate conditions, and global supply and prices, have influenced the Cotton Growing industry over the past five years. Production has fluctuated throughout the period, with farmers allocating more or less land to cotton growing depending on growing and trade conditions. Ultimately, industry revenue has declined over the past five years, although production and revenue are expected to have increased over the past two years, in line with improved growing conditions.

    Revenue, profitability and participation

    Industry revenue is projected to decline at an annualised 9.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.4 billion. Cot..

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    Additional Insights for the Cotton Growing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cotton Growing Industry are

  • Appropriate climatic conditions
  • Availability of irrigation water
  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
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    Industry Products

    What is the Cotton Growing Industry?

    Farms in the Cotton Growing industry grow cotton. Cotton is the white downy fibres grown on shrubby plants of the genus gossypium. These fibres are used to make textiles and other products.

    Industry Products
    Cotton lint
    Cottonseed
    Industry Activities
    Land cultivation
    Cotton growing
    Cotton baling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Demand from cotton ginning
  • World price of cotton
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue, profitability and participation
  • Australian cotton exports
  • Global and domestic fluctuations
  • Water availability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue, profitability and participation
  • Chinese influences
  • Water availability
  • Table: Cotton Growing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cotton Growing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Cotton Ginning

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Fertiliser Manufacturing
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Pesticide Manufacturing
  • Road Freight Transport
  • Water Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Cottonseed
  • Cotton lint
  • Chart: Cotton Growing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Cotton ginners to textile manufacturers
  • Cotton ginners to home-furnishing manufacturers
  • Cotton ginners to other markets
  • Cotton ginners to food and animal feed manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cotton Growing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cotton Growing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cotton Growing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    CS Agriculture Pty Ltd
  • Table: CS Agriculture Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cotton Growing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Cotton Growing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cotton Picker
  • A tractor-like machine (vehicle) that automates cotton harvesting to reduce the harvest time.
  • Cottonseed
  • Seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil.
  • Ginned Cotton
  • Picked cotton that is processed to separate the cotton from the seed.
  • Lint
  • Fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibres.
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