On hold: Mixed demand from downstream markets leads to slow industry growth

Telecommunications and other electrical goods wholesalers provide a range of products to downstream markets. Many of the industry's products are used in buildings, and engineering and telecommunications projects. Furthermore, the industry wholesales products for use by businesses and households. Operators in the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry have experienced mixed fortunes over the past five years. Advancements in communications and electronics technology have boosted demand for certain industry products, such as smartphones. Simultaneously, improved technology has reduced demand for other industry products, such as photocopiers and photographic equipment. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.3%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$29bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.3%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
44,336
Businesses
5,297
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Technological advancements have boosted demand for certain products, such as smartphones
  • Unit prices for photocopiers, photographic equipment and business machines have declined
  • Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers is forecast to increase, supporting growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Industry operators wholesale telecommunications and electrical goods to a range of downstream industries and companies.Electrical equipmentThe electrical equipment segment includes equipment that generates, stores and transports electricity. It also includes types of equipment that rely on electricity as an energy source, such as commercial air conditioners, refrigeration equipment, welding equipment and light fittings. Building and engineering construction activity and end user requirements for more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly equipment affect demand for new electrical equipment. Bui...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers and Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment in the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry?

    The Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry comprises establishments that wholesale electrical, electronic or communications equipment. The industry distributes many types of products, including equipment used to generate and distribute electricity, light bulbs, light fittings, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment and communication equipment.

    Industry Products
  • Other electronic equipment and components
  • Telecommunications equipment and goods
  • Electrical equipment
  • Photocopiers and photographic equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Commercial air conditioning and refrigeration equipment wholesaling
  • Alarm system wholesaling
  • Battery, electric cable and electric wire wholesaling
  • Electric light bulb or tube wholesaling
  • Communications equipment wholesaling, including mobile phones and telephones
  • Switchgear and distribution electrical equipment wholesaling
  • Industrial electronic equipment wholesaling
  • Motor and generator wholesaling
  • Sound recording or reproducing equipment wholesaling
  • Photocopying and camera wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Capital expenditure by the government
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from construction

  • Current Performance
  • Industry demand factors
  • Key downstream trends
  • Technology improvements
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry demand factors
  • Key downstream trends
  • Technology improvements
  • Table: Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electrical Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Electricity Transmission
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Electrical equipment
  • Telecommunications equipment and goods
  • Other electronic equipment and components
  • Photocopiers and photographic equipment
  • Chart: Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Telecommunications service providers
  • Retailers
  • Other industries and sectors
  • Manufacturers
  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies
  • Service industries
  • Electricity utilities
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
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  • Table: Apple Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Led
  • Stands for light-emitting diode. LED lights are more energy efficient than traditional light bulbs.
  • Nbn
  • Stands for National Broadband Network, a national open-access broadband network being rolled out across Australia.
  • Smartphone
  • A phone that has more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a traditional mobile phone.
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