Target organism: More GM crops will keep industry revenue in a moderate decline

Over the five years to 2017, companies have been negatively affected by declining demand and the subsequent reduction in industry product purchases from the agricultural sector. Additionally, volatile input prices have constrained profit margins. The ongoing adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops combined with lower farmer incomes, especially in the second half of the five-year period, caused revenue volatility to increase over the five years to 2017, with revenue estimated to decline. As the global supply glut of seeds and grains continues, crop production will continue to be negatively affected. In turn, demand for pesticides will decrease...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As the global supply glut of seeds and grains continues, crop production will continue to be negatively affected
  • The industry’s largest players have all pursued acquisitions to remain viable
  • Continued global efforts to ban certain pesticide products will adversely affect the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Combined, the Southeast, West and Plains regions of the United States account for an estimated 62.3% of industry establishments. Key states include California (9.6%), Texas (9.6%), Georgia (8.1%) and Florida (5.7%). Other major areas with high industry concentration include Southwest and Great Lakes, which are expected to account for 11.5% and 10.5% of industry establishments, respectively. This pattern is in line with the geographic spread of the nation's various agricultural industries, with most farming operations located in similar locations. For example, 35.7% of all Cotton Farming industry (IBISWorld report 11192) establishments are located in the Southeast region, which accounted for almost 48.7% of cotton production in 2012 (latest data available). Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry are

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Having marketing expertise
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Agricultural price index and Demand from crop production in the Pesticide Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture household and agricultural pest control chemicals. Industry products include pesticides and agricultural chemical products, such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, insect repellents, sheep dips, fly sprays and flea powders. This industry does not manufacture fertilizers.

    Industry Products
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing arsenate insecticides
  • Manufacturing botanical insecticides
  • Manufacturing chlordane insecticides
  • Manufacturing dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) insecticides
  • Manufacturing exterminating chemical products (e.g. fungicides, insecticides and pesticides)
  • Manufacturing fungicides, including lime-sulfur fungicides
  • Manufacturing herbicides
  • Manufacturing plant-growth regulators
  • Manufacturing sulfur insecticides
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Agricultural price index
  • Demand from crop production
  • World price of crude oil
  • Price of natural gas
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Recovery slows
  • Demand falls
  • Industry participation decreases
  • Offshore manufacturing remains a threat
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Product demand
  • Environmental concerns
  • Table: Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Soybean Farming
  • Corn Farming
  • Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Cotton Farming
  • Sugarcane Harvesting

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fertilizer Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Oxygen & Hydrogen Gas Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Insecticides
  • Other
  • Chart: Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Agriculture, livestock and dairy sectors
  • Exports
  • Households and other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and Utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pesticide Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Syngenta AG, DowDuPont Inc., Monsanto Co., Bayer AG, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company,
  • Table: Syngenta AG - financial performance
  • Table: DowDuPont Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Monsanto Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Bayer AG - financial performance
  • Table: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Oil and natural gas price index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Genetically Modified (Gm)
  • Crops or seeds that have had their genetic makeup altered to achieve certain results, such as pest-resistance.
  • Glyphosate
  • A broad-spectrum systemic herbicide used to kill weeds, particularly perennials. Glyphosate is estimated to be the most-used herbicide in the United States.
  • Pesticides
  • Substances or a mixture of substances designed to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate pests.
  • Selective Herbicides
  • Herbicides that target specific organisms, while leaving the desired crop relatively unharmed.
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