The industries set to fly and fall in 2018-19

SmartCompany – 11 July 2018

As Australian businesses enter the new financial year, industry analysts at IBISWorld reveal which industries are set to have a bumper 2018-19, and which are likely to struggle.

“The standout performer is expected to be intellectual property leasing, with expected revenue growth of 68.2%. Other strong performers include internet publishing and broadcasting; retail property operators; pig farming; and childcare services,” said Jason Aravanis, IBISWorld senior industry analyst.

“Industries expected to decline over the next 12 months, reflecting the changing landscape of the Australian economy, include multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction; building societies; video game, DVD and recorded music retailing; house construction; and iron ore mining. These contractions are in response to changing commodity prices, consumer behaviour, and investor sentiment,” said Aravanis. Read more