Overview

Live wire: Greater building construction will help revenue rebound over the next five years

IBISWorld’s Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Firms have been affected by the poor performance of wired telecommunications operators
  • Imports are expected to account for over 50% of domestic demand in the current year
  • Strong growth in the building construction sector and expansion of the NBN will support revenue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing industry's performance has been dominated by high import penetration and fluctuating demand from downstream markets over the past five years. High import competition, uncertain demand from downstream markets and changes to the National Broadband Network (NBN), have all influenced the industry's performance. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised rate of 1.7% over the five years through 2016-17. This includes an estimated 1.2% decline to $1.7 billion in 2016-17. This expected decline is due to continued high import penetration rates and weak demand conditions in the building construction, telecommunications and mining sectors...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry is characterised by a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for over 60% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The two major players in the industry, Nexans and Prysmian, dominate industry revenue due to their large size and production capabilities, relative to other small companies operating within the industry. This is particularly true for Prysmian, which won an estimated $300 million contract as part of the National Broadband Network infrastructure developments that is ongoing in 2016-17.

    Concentration has remained relatively stable over the past five years. This is due to mixed demand from downstream industries, discouraging new businesses from entering the market. Fur..

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    Additional Insights for the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from wired telecommunications network operation and Demand from building construction in the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry?

    The Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing industry primarily manufactures electric or telephone cable, wire or strip, including stranded, braided or insulated non-ferrous wire, cable or strip. This industry also includes enterprises that manufacture insulated optical fibre cable.

    Industry Products
    Building wire and cable
    Fibre-optic cable
    Power transmission cable
    Telephone wire and cable
    Electronic wire and cable
    Other electric wire and cable
    Industry Activities
    Co-axial cable
    Fuse wire
    Non-ferrous cable, wire or strip
    Insulated optical fibre cable
    Telecommunications cable
    Electric wire and cable

    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
  • Demand from wired telecommunications network operation
  • Demand from building construction
  • World price of copper
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand drivers
  • Revenue and profit
  • Employment and enterprise trends
  • Strong import growth
  • Table: Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Central Government Administration
  • State Government Administration
  • Local Government Administration
  • Defence
  • Wired Telecommunications Network Operation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Fibre-optic cable
  • Building wire and cable
  • Power transmission cable
  • Telephone wire and cable
  • Electronic wire and cable
  • Other electric wire and cable
  • Chart: Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Telecommunications industries
  • Building and construction industries
  • Electricity utilities
  • Export markets
  • Mining industries
  • Other industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing 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 Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Prysmian Australia Pty LtdNexans Australia Holding Pty Limited
  • Table: Prysmian Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Nexans Australia Holding Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing 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 Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
    Fibre-To-The-Node
  • FTTN is a broadband network where fibre-optic cables carry signals to street exchanges, and copper cables carry signals on to homes.
  • Fibre-To-The-Premises
  • FTTP is a broadband network where fibre-optic cables carry signals directly to a premises.
  • Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial
  • Communication cables that combine fibre-optic material with high-frequency copper material.
  • National Broadband Network (Nbn)
  • A $56 billion FTTN network carrying optical fibre to 90% of Australian households.
  • Optical Fibre
  • A glass or plastic fibre that carries light along its length.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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