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Latest Australia analysis
- Dec 05 2018
Building Industry Prospects December 2018 Bulletin
Coming off a record level in 2017/18, the value of total builidng is set to edge back over 2018/19 (-9%) and 2019/20 (-4%). This outlook for Australia is modestly weaker than that publishe...
- Dec 05 2018
Road Construction in Australia 2018-32 December Update
Road construction slightly outperformed our previous forecasts for FY18, with $21 billion of work done for the year ended June. As anticipated, this was the highest level of road construction in Aust...
- Dec 04 2018
The Evolution of Non-mining Business Investment
Underpinned by robust growth in the global economy and an improving domestic demand environment, non-mining business investment has surprised to the upside over the past year. Moving into 2019, the su...
- Nov 28 2018
Capital expenditure realisation ratios on the rise
In addition to the monthly business confidence indicators, the ABS’ Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) survey provides a forward-looking view of firms’ investment intentions over the next financial year. It...
- Nov 27 2018
Philippines: Building and Construction in the Philippines 2018-2022: November 2018 Update
The “Build, build, build” program will continue to prop up total construction forecasts and drive significant growth as the government implements policies and procedural changes to further promote i...
- Nov 26 2018
Inflation take-off a tail end risk
Australia’s economy is continuing to build momentum, with output set to expand by 3% this year and the unemployment rate falling to 5%. Wage growth has also picked up a little, with pockets of tighter...
- Nov 19 2018
The Outlook for Residential Land in Adelaide 2018
New land production in Adelaide has been subdued over the past two years after peaking in 2015/16. Despite this, there has been some moderate growth in land prices in this time which has made new hou...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Dec 07 2018
OPEC cuts will help to underpin oil prices
Today, OPEC announced that it would be cutting oil production by 1.2mb/day, despite pressure from the US to avoid doing so. This comes against a backdrop of rapid US supply growth, rising inventories...
- Dec 07 2018
Not all trade wars are created equal
When interpreting estimates of the economic impact of trade wars, the devil is in the detail. Our review of more than 30 institutions’ trade war projections finds huge variation – much of which can be...
- Dec 06 2018
Yield curve flattening not grounds for panicking
An inverted yield curve is not something to dismiss, as policymakers who did in the mid-2000s will attest to. Even so, the recent flattening of the US curve has not led us to revise up the risk of a g...
- Dec 03 2018
G20 Summit: Trump-Xi détente
Beyond the political spin, the meeting between Trump and Xi can be considered a success in that the threatened escalation of trade tensions has been pushed back three months and the two parties are on...
- Dec 03 2018
Central bank hawks unlikely to gain the ascendancy
Although further financial market weakness could delay or scale back central bank tightening next year, the waters are being muddied by the perception that underlying inflation pressures are building...
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Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
A comprehensive overview of the long run Australia residential and non-residential outlook. Includes detailed forecasts by sector, including houses, apartments, offices, retail, warehouses, accommodation, education and health.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.