The industry is involved in manufacturing a wide range of sporting goods, including playground equipment, swimming pools, golf equipment, fishing equipment and fitness equipment. However, the manufacture of apparel and footwear is excluded from the industry. The industry is extremely sensitive to international trade, with imports satisfying a large share of domestic demand and exports accounting for the bulk of industry revenue.
Trading conditions across the industry have remained relatively weak over the five years through 2014-15, with revenue estimated to decline at a compound annual rate of 1.8%. Revenue was hindered by strong import competition, which flooded the local market.
Companies in the industry manufacture sporting and athletic goods, excluding apparel and footwear. Products include balls, rackets, bats, clubs, skis, ski boots, sailboards, surfboards, fishing equipment, sports headgear, sports gloves, hunting equipment, mountain-climbing equipment, swimming pools, ice skates, roller skates, archery equipment, playground equipment and fitness equipment.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.