Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.6%

The Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry plays a major role in Australia's chemical sector. The industry distributing a range of products, including organic chemicals, adhesives, industrial gases, explosives, fertilisers, pesticides, plastic resins, plasticisers and agricultural chemicals. Many of these products are then used by other firms to produce a variety of base products, intermediate goods and components, and finished products. Although competing imports are included at the manufacturing level rather than the wholesaling level, chemical product imports affect industry firms. Industry products tend to be homogeneous commodities, with prices set internationally in response to global demand and supply trends. Prices...
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Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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In contrast to declines over the prior five-year period, revenue for the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry is projected to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X billion. The industry is anticipated to benefit from greater demand from key downstream markets over the period. Revenue growth and stable profit will likely attract some new enterprises to the industry. Furthermore, industry employment is projected to grow over the period, due to greater demand and higher revenue. Key demand drivers As the Manufacturing division accounts for the highest portion of industry products, rising demand from manufacturers that process chemicals will positively influence the industry over the...
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Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $12bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,530
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 16,010

Biggest companies in the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia industry include Ixom HoldCo Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart Ixom HoldCo Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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What is Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies wholesale a range of basic and specialty industrial and agricultural chemicals, and allied products. These products are sourced from upstream manufacturing industries or imported. The industry is not involved in manufacturing relevant chemical products, or wholesaling pharmaceuticals or personal-care products.

Industry Products and Services

  • Polymer and plastic products
  • Other basic chemical products
  • Specialty chemical products
  • Other agricultural chemical products
  • Fertilisers, herbicides and pesticides
  • Explosives
  • Industrial chemicals and gas
  • Pigment and colour chemicals

Industry Activities

  • Acid, adhesive, bleaching compound, detergent and gelatine wholesaling
  • Explosives wholesaling (except ammunition)
  • Fertiliser, pesticide, insecticide, herbicide and weedkiller wholesaling
  • Industrial detergent, soap, oil, fat and alcohol wholesaling
  • Industrial gas and liquefied gas wholesaling (except liquefied petroleum gas)
  • Marine oil, methylated spirit and oil treating compound wholesaling
  • Other miscellaneous chemical product wholesaling
  • Pigment, dyestuff and chemical colour wholesaling
  • Photographic chemical, plasticiser, polish and synthetic rubber wholesaling
  • Plastic block, rod, plate, sheeting and other unfinished products wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies wholesale a range of basic and specialty industrial and agricultural chemicals, and allied products. These products are sourced from upstream manufacturing industries or imported. The industry is not involved in manufacturing relevant chemical products, or wholesaling pharmaceuticals or personal-care products.

Main Activities

  • Acid, adhesive, bleaching compound, detergent and gelatine wholesaling
  • Explosives wholesaling (except ammunition)
  • Fertiliser, pesticide, insecticide, herbicide and weedkiller wholesaling
  • Industrial detergent, soap, oil, fat and alcohol wholesaling
  • Industrial gas and liquefied gas wholesaling (except liquefied petroleum gas)
  • Marine oil, methylated spirit and oil treating compound wholesaling
  • Other miscellaneous chemical product wholesaling
  • Pigment, dyestuff and chemical colour wholesaling
  • Photographic chemical, plasticiser, polish and synthetic rubber wholesaling
  • Plastic block, rod, plate, sheeting and other unfinished products wholesaling

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Industries in the Manufacturing division frequently use chemicals as intermediate inputs. Activity in the division therefore affects domestic demand for i...
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Demand from manufacturing
Demand from agriculture
Demand from mining
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Revenue and demand
Profit and pricing
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Imports and profit
Upstream rationalisation
Challenges ahead
 Table: Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Mining
Construction in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Fertiliser Manufacturing in Australia
Industrial Gas Manufacturing in Australia
Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing in Australia
Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Explosives Manufacturing in Australia
Pesticide Manufacturing in Australia

Products & Services

The Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry wholesales and distributes a range of products, including acids, alcohols, abrasive ...
Agricultural companies
Other manufacturing companies
Mining, oil and gas companies
Construction and other companies


Demand Determinants

Many variables affect demand for industry products across the manufacturing, mining, agricultural and construction sectors. The manufacturing sector is a ...
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Major Markets

Agricultural companies
Other manufacturing companies
Mining, oil and gas companies
Construction and other companies



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The top four industry players are projected to account for 16.3% of industry revenue in 2018-19, demonstrating the industry's low concentration level. The...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Ixom HoldCo Pty Ltd was created in early 2015 after chemical and mining services company Orica Limited divested its chemicals business. Following a review...
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Ixom

 Table: Ixom - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling industry displays a low level of capital intensity, reflecting the small proportion of capita...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling 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 Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling 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, %

BASIC CHEMICALS

CROP-PRODUCTION PRODUCTS

CROP-PROTECTION PRODUCTS

PLASTICISERS

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Included in Report

  • Industry Financial Ratios
    Industry Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • 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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