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Latest Australia analysis
- Feb 19 2019
- Feb 19 2019
MiA 2019 Maintenance in Australia - Market Report
Australia’s $42 billion maintenance market is now recovering strongly following a contraction in activity post resources boom. Rising profitability in the private sector, as well as improved public...
- Feb 19 2019
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2019-2023: Q1 2019 Update
Construction activity remained elevated in 2018, with the total value of work done increasing 1.7% while approvals were broadly stable. The total value of building consents is expected to sli...
- Feb 13 2019
Economic Outlook, February 2019
The high frequency data has largely confirmed our view that while exports remain robust, domestic demand is going through a soft patch – we maintain our forecast for 2.5% growth in 2019, down from an...
- Feb 11 2019
No bite from Hayne but credit conditions remain tight
As we anticipated, from an economic perspective the final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (Hayne report) was all ‘bark’...
- Feb 08 2019
Exports to China – becoming more than just commodities
The Chinese economy lost momentum over the second half of 2018. Our forecast is for a relatively shallow and subdued slowing, with growth to bottom out in Q2 2019. However, a more pronounced slowdown...
- Feb 01 2019
Engineering Construction Australia 2019 - 2033 January Update
The one-off boost from the arrival of the Prelude offshore LNG platform in Australian waters in September 2017 resulted in headline engineering construction work done falling sharply year-on-ye...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Oct 22 2018
Inflation to once again be the dog that did not bark
Concern is rising that inflation may take off in advanced economies as labour markets tighten and spare capacity diminishes. We agree it is set to rise after years of surprising to the downside. Howev...
- Oct 18 2018
Market sell-off not down to trade war fears
The perception that markets have been increasingly shrugging off trade war fears is well founded, even against the backdrop of last week’s sell-off. Based on our analysis of 70 trade war news events o...
- Oct 18 2018
Global growth easing, but not alarmingly so
We continue to see a moderate, slightly sharper slowdown in global GDP growth in 2019 than both the consensus and the IMF. While the US is expected to remain a source of economic strength, the boost t...
- Oct 16 2018
Still little reason to fear a surge in core inflation
Concerns that tight labour markets and a lack of spare capacity will trigger a sustained rise in inflation pressures in the advanced economies have contributed to the recent surge in bond yields. Whil...
- Oct 15 2018
Unsynchronised growth: Stronger US now a global drag
We have revised up our US growth forecasts over recent months, but forecasts elsewhere are under downwards pressure – especially in emerging markets (EM). Firmer US growth may boost the rest of the wo...
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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.