The past five years have been turbulent for Australian sugar cane farmers. The industry has battled adverse market conditions caused by extreme weather patterns, volatile commodity prices and fluctuations in global sugar production. Over the period, flooding and cyclones damaged or wiped out huge portions of Australia's sugar cane crop. Consequently, industry revenue has displayed extreme volatility over the period, with absolute changes in revenue ranging from 34.0% growth to declines of close to 30.0%. Overall, industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 4.0% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $1.2 billion.
This industry consists of companies mainly engaged in growing sugar cane.
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.