Growing pains: Sharp fluctuations in export demand have affected industry revenue

Production in the Pulse Growing industry is highly volatile, and is influenced by several factors. For example, annual rainfall is a key driver of pulse production, with years of high rainfall often having strong yields, which boosts industry revenue. Conversely, low annual rainfall can reduce industry revenue significantly. Fluctuating rainfall levels have caused industry revenue to display very high volatility over the past five years.As most local pulse production is exported, any upturn or downturn in export demand can also influence industry revenue. For example, demand for domestically produced pulses is particularly strong in the Indian more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for domestically produced pulses is particularly strong from the Indian subcontinent
  • Pulse prices have increased over the past five years, boosting returns for pulse growers
  • Rising domestic pulse consumption is forecast to increase demand for locally grown pulses
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Pulses are plants that are grown for their edible seeds and are also referred to as grain legumes. Operators in the Pulse Growing industry produce a range of crops, including chickpeas, lupins, faba beans, field peas, lentils and other pulses. The industry excludes soybean and peanut production, as they are not regarded as pulses and are more commonly referred to as oilseed crops despite being leguminous plants.Revenue, production and profitabilityIndustry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to $899.0 million. Industry revenue is highly volatile due to production being strongly influenced by growing conditions, such as annual rainfall. Pul...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pulse Growing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Pulse Growing are:

  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Level of annual rainfall in the Pulse Growing industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Apparent fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Domestic price of vegetables

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue, production and profitability
  • Pulse production mix
  • Export trends
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue, production and profitability
  • Domestic demand
  • International trade
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Pulse Growing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pulse Growing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beef Cattle Farming
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Cereal Grain Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services
  • Water Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Other pulses
  • Chickpeas
  • Lupins
  • Field peas
  • Chart: Pulse Growing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Domestic market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pulse Growing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pulse Growing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pulse Growing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pulse Growing 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 Pulse Growing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Crop Rotations
  • A system involving growing different crops on the same piece of land to avoid exhausting the soil and to control weeds, pests, and diseases.
  • Herbicides
  • Chemicals used to destroy unwanted vegetation, also known as weedkillers.
  • Waterlogging
  • Soil excessively saturated with water.
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