Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Volatile weather and global market conditions dictate the performance of the Cereals, Leguminous Crops and Oil Seed Growing industry. UK grain growers have largely benefited from recent fluctuations in global production, caused by extreme weather events in grain growing regions. This has resulted in strong rises in grain prices and industry revenue. Industry growth has also been driven by the long-term rise in human consumption of grain, given the rapid increase in the global population over the past 50 years. Rising per capita incomes in emerging economies such as China have also pushed up global grain consumption due to expansion of livestock industries in response to rising meat consumption... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
This industry is in the mature period of its life cycle. The industry is estimated to decline in terms of industry value added over the 10 years through 2017-18, at a compound annual rate of 1.2%. Over the corresponding period, gross domestic product is anticipated to grow slowly. The number of establishments and enterprises is expected to remain largely the same over the next five years. The level of concentration in the industry is slowly increasing, with the average number of establishments per enterprise trending slowly upwards over the 10 years through 2017-18.
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