Wool Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Wool Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 5.6%

The Wool Wholesaling industry has generated moderate revenue growth over the past five years. While varying weather conditions have influenced domestic production volumes, strong price growth has supported the industry's expansion. Moreover, the depreciation of the Australian dollar over the period has improved the competitiveness of Australian wool in export markets, benefiting industry operators that act as agents of international trade. However, increased global competition from lower cost synthetic fibres has constrained overseas demand growth. In response, wholesalers have consolidated operations to reduce overhead costs and improve average profit margins. Strong price growth and intense cost reduction initiatives are expected to boost profit ma...
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Wool Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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External factors will continue to determine the performance of the Wool Wholesaling industry over the next five years. Relationships between producers and wholesalers, and wool prices and production trends in downstream textile industries will influence industry revenue over the period. Revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.XX billion. Domestic lamb prices are likely to fall over the period. As a result, sheep farms are forecast to dedicate more livestock to wool production. However, wool prices are projected to grow more slowly over the next five years than in the previous five years, constraining revenue growth. Future prospects Financial prospects for wool brokers will partly depend on whethe...
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Wool Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 401
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 625

Biggest companies in the Wool Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Wool Wholesaling in Australia industry include Agrium SP Holdings Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart Agrium SP Holdings Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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What is Wool Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry businesses primarily wholesale wool. This involves purchasing bulk volumes of wool from farmers to sell to downstream markets.

Industry Products and Services

  • Fine wool
  • Medium wool
  • Coarse wool
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Wool wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry businesses primarily wholesale wool. This involves purchasing bulk volumes of wool from farmers to sell to downstream markets.

Main Activities

  • Wool wholesaling

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Wool production represents the total volume of greasy wool produced. Wool production directly affects industry wholesalers' performance by influencing the...
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Wool production
Domestic price of lamb
Domestic price of wool
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Global wool demand
Changing structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competition

and prices
Industry structure
 Table: Wool Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Synthetic and Natural Textile Manufacturing in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Sheep Farming in Australia
Wool Wholesaling in Australia
Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming in Australia
Sheep-Beef Cattle Farming in Australia



Products & Services

Domestic wool production and demand from downstream buyers determine the type of wool carried by wholesalers. Generally, buyers prefer low-micron wool, as...
Other wholesalers
Wool processors




Demand Determinants

Demand for services provided by wool wholesalers is largely dependent on market conditions for wool. Generally, a favourable market for wool will encourag...
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Major Markets

Other wholesalers
Wool processors





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Wool 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 Wool Wholesaling industry has low market share concentration. The industry’s four largest players account for less than 40% of total industry revenue....
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Wool Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Agrium SP Holdings Pty Ltd is the local arm of Canada-based Nutrien Ltd, which has major operations in Canada, the United States, Australia and Argentina....
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Agrium SP

 Table: Agrium SP - financial performance

Capital Intensity

A wool wholesaler's capital intensity varies according to the type of operation. Wholesalers that physically handle wool tend to have higher capital inten...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wool 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 Wool Wholesaling in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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, %

MICRON

TURN-OFF RATE

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • 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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