Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia – Industry Market Research Report

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Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia

Companies in the industry produce a variety of basic inorganic chemicals. As these tend to be intermediate products used as basic chemicals in industrial processes or manufacturing products, key customers include various downstream manufacturers. Mining companies also use some industry products. Key identifiable products within the industry include inorganic dyes and pigments, sulphide, calcium chloride, acids, industrial salts, soda ash and chlor-alkali products.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


Orica Limited

Wesfarmers Limited

Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd

  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Establishments
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from mining
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2014-15)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2014-15)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2014-15
    • Table Distribution of revenue vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalisation
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Wesfarmers Limited - industry segment performance*
    • Table Wesfarmers Limited (chemicals segment) - financial performance
    • Table Orica Limited - industry segment performance**
    • Table Orica Limited (chemicals segment) - financial performance
    • Table Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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