No pain, no grain: The industry has endured extremely volatile revenue in the past five years

IBISWorld’s Cereal Grain Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Grain is one of Australia’s most valuable agriculture products. Wholesalers play a major role in the distribution of grain from farmers to end markets, both domestically and internationally. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 4.2% to reach $16.5 billion. Industry revenue is anticipated to fall by 3.5% in 2015-16. This is due to falling world wheat prices and slowing demand growth from grain producers. Although industry profit has fluctuated over the past five years, it has generally trended upwards.

Industry revenue volatility is high. The supply of cereal grains from the Grain Growing industry is the most important factor affecting wholesalers’ revenue...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The proportion of each grain sold by wholesalers largely reflects the proportions of grains produced across Australia. Global demand and production also influence demand for the industry's products. Cereal grains are expected to continue to play a major role in feeding the growing world population in the future. The industry's products are segmented according to their contribution to industry revenue.


Wheat accounts for the largest portion of industry revenue. The world price of wheat is typically volatile, moving according to fluctuations in global output. The world price of wheat soared in 2010-11, due to poor production in major wheat producing regions overseas, which caused global demand to outstrip supply. Lar..

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Industry Products

What is the Cereal Grain Wholesaling Industry?

The industry consists of companies that wholesale wheat or other cereal grains.

Industry Products
Coarse grains
Industry Activities
Wheat wholesaling
Coarse grain wholesaling
Oilseed wholesaling
Rice wholesaling
Legume wholesaling

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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