Rolling over: Intense import competition from China is forcing industry exits

IBISWorld’s Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding 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.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding industry has faced significant challenges over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to $1.2 billion. Import penetration has intensified over this period, placing pressure on industry operators as low-cost manufacturers from China and other Asian countries have increasingly dominated the market. Chinese firms hold a significant competitive advantage over Australian firms as their lower wage costs and greater access to cheap raw materials typically enable them to sell extruded aluminium products at discounted prices, squeezing local firms' profit margins...

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Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding industry is primarily concentrated along the eastern states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. These states account for nearly three-quarters of industry enterprises. This distribution reflects the importance of proximity to construction activity, in addition to the transport equipment manufacturers located in the region. The geographic spread also follows the population distribution closely, suggesting the importance of being located close to both customer and suppliers.

Proximity to upstream suppliers also explains the industry's geographic spread. How..

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Industry Products

What is the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily engage in aluminium hot or cold rolling, drawing and extruding. The industry also includes companies that manufacture aluminium powders or flakes.

Industry Products
Aluminium plates and sheets
Aluminium extrusions
Aluminium rods, bars and wire
Aluminium foil
Aluminium powders and flakes
Industry Activities
Aluminium rods and extruded section
Aluminium plate, sheet and foil
Aluminium bar and wire
Aluminium powders and flakes

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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