Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report

Foreign Banks industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.5%

The Foreign Banks industry has reversed its fortunes over the past five years. Following a decline in the cash rate to historic lows in August 2016, out of cycle interest rate hikes by most banks have since supported industry growth. This has been as a result of overall higher funding costs for the banking sector. Growing investment from overseas and the rising globalisation of businesses has further contributed to industry growth over the period. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $19.2 billion. This includes a projected rise of 4.8% over the current year, driven by rising interest rates and the increasing presence of foreign banks in the local market. Foreign banks are...
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Foreign Banks industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The interest rate environment and the ability of foreign banks to penetrate the local lending market will dictate the outlook for the Foreign Banks industry. Steady growth in demand for commercial loans, especially infrastructure and resources financing, and a forecast rise in interest rates are anticipated to provide a boost to the industry. Uncertainty surrounding the four major local banks on the back of the Financial Services Royal Commission is also expected to provide an opportunity for foreign banks. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X billion. While foreign banks are expected to expand their presence in the local market, they will continue to face intense compe...
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Foreign Banks industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $19bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 230
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 13,267

Biggest companies in the Foreign Banks industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Foreign Banks in Australia industry include ING Bank (Australia) Limited, Citigroup Pty Limited and HSBC Australia Holdings Pty Limited.

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What is Foreign Banks industry?

Industry Definition

The industry comprises the banking activities of foreign bank subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in Australia. Foreign banks generate revenue through interest income on loans and advances, and fee and commission income.

Industry Products and Services

  • Housing loans
  • Term loans
  • Other
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Development bank operation
  • Savings bank operation
  • Trading bank operation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry comprises the banking activities of foreign bank subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in Australia. Foreign banks generate revenue through interest income on loans and advances, and fee and commission income.

Main Activities

  • Development bank operation
  • Savings bank operation
  • Trading bank operation

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The interest rates charged by banks largely follow changes in the cash rate. A higher cash rate generally allows banks to charge higher interest on outsta...
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Cash rate
Business confidence index
Household consumption expenditure
Total capital expenditure

Current Performance

Profitability improves
Foreign bank restrictions
Emerging Asian operators
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Increasing competition
Operational changes
 Table: Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Construction in Australia
Consumers in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Legal Services in Australia
Accounting Services in Australia
Finance in Australia




Products & Services

While the number of foreign subsidiary banks has declined over the past five years, foreign branch banks have been increasing their presence in the Austra...
Private clients
Other markets




Demand Determinants

Demand for foreign banks' services is affected by a range of factors and depends on the types of services offered. Overall demand for foreign banks is hea...
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Major Markets

Private clients
Other markets





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Foreign Banks industry is characterised by low market share concentration. The four largest players are estimated to account for less than 40% of indu...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

ING Bank (Australia) Limited is a foreign-owned company and subsidiary of the ING Group, one of the world's largest financial services groups. ING Group p...
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ING

 Table: ING - financial performance

Citi

 Table: Citi - financial performance

HSBC Australia

 Table: HSBC Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Foreign Banks industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid as wages, an estimated $0.07 is spent on capital in...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Foreign Banks in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Foreign Banks in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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FOREIGN BANK SUBSIDIARIES

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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