Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Aug 2014

Scarecrow: Commodity markets will continue to stifle steady industry revenue growth

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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has struggled amidst volatility in agriculture input prices over the past five years. While demand from industries involved in crop and animal production has risen steadily, fluctuations in the price of fertilizer and commercial feed were enough to stifle overall revenue growth during the period. 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, commodity markets will continue to stifle steady revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

Farm supply wholesalers have experienced growth over the past five years, with revenue increasing substantially in 2010 and 2011 due to high input prices and a wider acceptance of genetically modified (GM) seeds. However, considerable fluctuations in the price of other industry products, especially fertilizer, kept average annual revenue growth to a minimum over the period. The industry is only expected to grow at an annualized rate of 0.4% over the five years to 2014 as a result. At the same time, the industry's value added (IVA), or its contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to grow 0.8% per year on average over the 10 years to 2019. In comparison, GDP is anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 2.4% during the same period... purchase to read more


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry distributes a range of goods to crop and livestock farmers, including grain and other farm supplies. 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
FertilizersPesticides and herbicidesCommercial seedsCommercial feedsAnimal products and services
Industry Activities
Animal feed distributionFertilizer, herbicide and pesticide distributionPlant seed and plant bulb distribution

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