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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Mar 2016

Farm out: Revenue will rise, but the industry will face volatility from commodity markets

IBISWorld’s Farm Supplies Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.1%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
9,517
Businesses
764
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Both fertilizer and pesticide prices experienced several convulsions over the past five years; as a result, revenue for the Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has been extremely volatile. Nevertheless, both inputs experienced an overall increase during the period, resulting in revenue growth. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to face volatility due to shifts in the price of inputs. Demand from key downstream industries involved in crop and animal production will strengthen as the overall economy improves and individuals spend more on food items. Nevertheless, volatility in the price of key product inputs, including oil and natural gas, will continue to obstruct steady revenue growth. As prices of these goods fluctuate, so too will revenue for the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry is made up of 764 business operators throughout Canada. Nearly half of all enterprises (44.8%) are nonemployer operators, which are single entities run by an owner-operator. This high degree of fragmentation makes the industry highly competitive and locally oriented. Extremely few players are large enough to have the organizational scope to distribute their products in multiple regions of the country. As a result, the concentration of enterprise ownership is very low, with the top four players accounting for 33.9% of industry revenue. The vast majority of the rest of the industry operates with fewer than 20 employees per operator... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry is primarily engaged in wholesaling agricultural chemicals, such as fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and general farm supplies to farmers. A wholesaler may have an exclusive distributorship to sell a particular brand within a specified territory, but generally they sell products in competition with other wholesalers.

Industry Products
Nitrogen fertilizersPotash fertilizersPhosphate fertilizersAmmonium sulfate and other fertilizersHerbicidesInsecticidesFungicides
 
Industry Activities
Chemical fertilizer distribution Fumigant distributionFungicide distributionHerbicide distributionInsecticide distributionFarm supplies distribution


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