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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 | Feb 2015

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 10-15
4.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
8,929
Businesses
797
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

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The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry distributes a range of manufactured and other goods to crop and livestock farmers. A wholesaler may have exclusive distributorship to sell a particular brand within a specified territory, but most often they will sell such production in competition with other wholesalers. While the performance of the industry largely depends on demand from the agriculture sector as a whole, the single most important determinant of revenue growth is the price of farm-supply inputs. Purchasing costs generally consist of the price of inputs for the industry's major products: fertilizer and pesticides. Wholesalers are able to pass the majority of these cost increases on to downstream buyers, boosting revenue when price increases occur... 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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