Timber Wholesalingin Australia
Australia Market Research and Industry Report
9 August 2007
Industry Code : F4531
The Australian Timber Wholesaling industry purchases sawn timber from mills and other wood product processors for resale to retailers (such as hardware stores), commercial and residential construction companies, carpenters and furniture manufacturers. This industry does not remanufacture the timber in any way, but only on-sells it to the final users. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the term 'Wholesale Trade' is used here in the broad sense to include the resale (as agents or principals) of new or used goods to retailers or other wholesalers, or to institutional (including Government), professional or other business users (including farmers and builders). The more important types of businesses engaged in wholesale trade are wholesale merchants who take title to the goods they sell; separately located sales branches or sales offices (not retail stores) operated by manufacturing enterprises, which also supply goods to customers from stocks physically held at their premises; commission agents, including stock and station agents, import and export agents and purchasing agents, co-operatives and marketing boards.
The major products and services in this industry are:
| - ||Other timber products
| - ||Hardboard and particleboard
| - ||Joinery and carpentry timber
| - ||Plywood and veneers||
The primary activities of this industry are:
| - ||Plywood dealing
| - ||Timber dealing (except firewood)
| - ||Veneer and wood dealing|
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