Choppy waters: Import penetration will limit growth despite renewed disposable income

Trends in consumer preferences and discretionary incomes directly influence the financial performance of the Personal Watercraft Manufacturing industry, which is strongest when customers have high disposable incomes and confidence in the economy. The industry struggled during the recession as demand for all of its products plummeted and recovery lagged behind many other purchases. Oil price spikes also play a major role in demand for industry goods. When the price of oil rises, the operating cost of personal watercraft also increases, which constricts demand for new watercraft...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing disposable income levels will continue to aid industry recovery
  • The industry faces strong import competition when selling its goods domestically
  • The stronger US dollar is expected to make American goods less attractive to foreign consumers in terms of price
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Personal Watercraft Manufacturing industry is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2021, industry value added (IVA), a measure of an industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to grow at an annualized 8.9%. In comparison, GDP is expected to increase at an average annual rate of 2.1% during the period. While the industry is expected to grow at a faster rate than the economy, this growth is mainly due to the industry's lagging recovery from the recession. This industry exhibits very little new product innovation; a signal that the industry is in the mature stage. Additionally, enterprise growth is very slow. Over the 10 years to 2021, the number of manufacturers participating in this industry is expected to grow at an annualized 3.8%...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Economies of scale and scope
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Time spent on leisure and sports in the Personal Watercraft Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • World price of crude oil
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Leisure time
  • Trade effects
  • Participation and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trade and participation
  • Long-term struggles
  • Table: Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Aircraft, Marine & Railroad Transportation Equipment Wholesaling
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Runabout or Sit Down
  • Stand Up
  • Rescue Water Craft - RWC
  • Sport
  • Chart: Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 31-49
  • Consumers aged 18-30
  • Consumers aged 50--64
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Personal Watercraft Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
  • Table: Yamaha - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Personal Watercraft 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 Personal Watercraft Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A small cabin on a boat.
  • Propeller
  • A type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
  • Runabout
  • Any small motorboat holding between four and eight people, well suited to moving about on the water.
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