Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -3.1%

The Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry has performed moderately well over the past five years, mainly due to stronger downstream demand, and greater metal and mineral volumes. Furthermore, demand from metal product manufacturers for the industry's products has increased and higher world prices for many metals have contributed to industry revenue growth over the period. In particular, global steel, copper, nickel, zinc and aluminium prices have risen over the past five years. However, after surging from 2015-16 through 2017-18, world steel prices are projected to slump in the current year after falling in 2018-19, hindering revenue growth in these two years. Demand from the construction sector has contributed to a greater need for structural stee...
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Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry's performance is anticipated to remain steady over the next five years. Higher prices for a range of metals and metal products, in conjunction with steady demand growth from a range of downstream markets and sectors, are projected to push revenue higher and contribute to industry expansion. At the same time, scrap waste and metal recycling is anticipated to become more widespread across New Zealand and in the industry over the next five years, benefiting wholesalers in this segment. While this factor will lead to more industry firms collecting, processing and delivering higher volumes of metal waste to downstream clients, excessive scrap volumes may limit pricing growth. Revenue gains Industry revenue is f...
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Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 415
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,700

Biggest companies in the Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand industry include Fletcher Building Limited and Steel & Tube Holdings Limited.

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What is Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Firms in the industry wholesale a range of metal and mineral products. Key metal items include pig iron, ingot steel and semi-fabricated products of iron or steel, such as sheets, strips, bars, rods, sections, structural steel or tubes. Coal, coke, copper, aluminium and other ferrous and non-ferrous metal ore and alloy wholesaling is included in the industry. Industry firms may also wholesale metal and precious metal waste or scrap.

Industry Products and Services

  • Basic metal products
  • Recycled metals
  • Other metal and mineral products
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Aluminium and aluminium alloy wholesaling
  • Copper and copper alloy wholesaling
  • Coal and coke wholesaling
  • Iron and steel wholesaling
  • Metallic ores wholesaling
  • Metal scrap wholesaling
  • Mineral wholesaling
  • Non-ferrous metal wholesaling
  • Precious metal scrap dealing and wholesaling
  • Steel bar, plate, rod, and sheet wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Firms in the industry wholesale a range of metal and mineral products. Key metal items include pig iron, ingot steel and semi-fabricated products of iron or steel, such as sheets, strips, bars, rods, sections, structural steel or tubes. Coal, coke, copper, aluminium and other ferrous and non-ferrous metal ore and alloy wholesaling is included in the industry. Industry firms may also wholesale metal and precious metal waste or scrap.

Main Activities

  • Aluminium and aluminium alloy wholesaling
  • Copper and copper alloy wholesaling
  • Coal and coke wholesaling
  • Iron and steel wholesaling
  • Metallic ores wholesaling
  • Metal scrap wholesaling
  • Mineral wholesaling
  • Non-ferrous metal wholesaling
  • Precious metal scrap dealing and wholesaling
  • Steel bar, plate, rod, and sheet wholesaling

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Fabricated metal product manufacturers use metal sheets, strips, bars, rods, and other products from the industry as inputs to produce intermediate and fi...
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Demand from fabricated metal product manufacturing
World price of steel
Demand from non-ferrous metal product manufacturing
US dollars per New Zealand dollar

Current Performance

Downstream manufacturing demand
Substitutes and competition
Enterprises and employment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Demand and pricing
Enterprises and employment
 Table: Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Structural Steel Fabricating in New Zealand
Architectural Aluminium Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Equipment Manufacturing in New Zealand
Non-Ferrous Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand



Key Selling Industries

Mining
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
Construction




Products & Services

The Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry sells a range of metal and mineral products. These products can be classified into three broad categories: basi...
Foreign metal and mineral buyers
Other domestic industries




Demand Determinants

A range of factors influence demand for metal and mineral products wholesaled by the industry. Due to the relatively inelastic nature of demand for the in...
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Major Markets

Foreign metal and mineral buyers
Other domestic industries





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Metal and mineral Wholesaling industry is characterised by a low concentration level. In the current year, the four largest companies are expected to ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Headquartered in Auckland, Fletcher Building Limited (Fletcher) is one of New Zealand's largest companies. The company generates revenue from a range of b...
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Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Steel & Tube

 Table: Steel & Tube - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Metal and Mineral Wholesaling industry is characterised by a low capital intensity level. For each dollar spent on wages in 2019-20, just $0.03 is inv...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand - 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 Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand 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, %

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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
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