Treading water: Competing downstream imports contain industry revenue growth

The Aquaculture 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.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising import pressures across fish and seafood industries have constrained industry growth
  • Rising health consciousness has boosted demand for healthier proteins, such as fish and seafood
  • Increasing health consciousness is likely to drive increased seafood consumption over the period

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Rising import pressures across a range of fish and seafood industries have constrained growth in the Aquaculture industry over the past five years. An increasing amount of domestic seafood consumption is supplied by developing overseas aquaculture and wild-caught fishing industries, particularly in China and South-East Asia. However, seafood consumption has increased over the past five years, which has aided the industry. Rising health consciousness has encouraged consumers to opt for sources of protein that are perceived to be healthier, such as fish and seafood. Increasing disposable incomes have supported growing purchases of fish and seafood. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2016-17, to total $1.1 billion...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Aquaculture industry has benefited from rising seafood consumption and growing domestic prices over the past five years. Furthermore, the industry’s sustainability compared with wild-catch fishing operations has supported industry operators. However, intensifying pressure from Asian imports across a range of domestic fish and seafood industries has significantly limited industry growth. Consequently, the industry has grown slowly over the past five years.

    Revenue and profitability

    Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2016-17, to total $1.1 billion. Rising health consciousness has boosted consumer demand for sources of protein that are perceived to be healthier, such as fish and seafood. Fur..

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    Additional Insights for the Aquaculture Industry

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

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic price of fish and other seafood and Seafood consumption in the Aquaculture industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Aquaculture Industry?

    Industry operators breed and farm fish, molluscs and crustaceans.

    Industry Products
    Salmon and trout
    Edible oysters
    Pearl oysters
    Other fish
    Other molluscs
    Industry Activities
    Offshore farming of molluscs and seaweed using longlines or racks
    Offshore farming of finfish using cages
    Onshore farming of finfish, crustaceans or molluscs in tanks or ponds

    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
  • Domestic price of fish and other seafood
  • Seafood consumption
  • Demand from seafood processing
  • Real household disposable income
  • Domestic price of poultry
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Domestic consumption
  • Overseas pressure
  • Sustainability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue, profitability and participation
  • Sustainability
  • Global market
  • Technology focus
  • Table: Aquaculture Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Seafood Processing
  • Fish and Seafood Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Heavy Machinery Repair and Maintenance
  • Prepared Animal and Bird Feed Manufacturing
  • Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Salmon and trout
  • Tuna
  • Edible oysters
  • Crustaceans
  • Pearl oysters
  • Other fish
  • Other molluscs
  • Chart: Aquaculture Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Fish and seafood processors
  • Fish and seafood wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Aquaculture Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Aquaculture

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Aquaculture Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Tassal Group LimitedHuon Aquaculture Group LimitedPearl Corporation of Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Tassal Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Huon Aquaculture Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Pearl Corporation of Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Aquaculture 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 Aquaculture Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Fish Stock
  • A particular species of seafood.
  • Fishery
  • An area where fish are caught.
  • Ocean Fishing
  • Catching wild seafood in the ocean.
  • Wild-Caught
  • Fish and seafood that was caught fully-formed from the wild.
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