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Latest Australia analysis
- Dec 12 2019
Vietnam: Building and Construction in Vietnam 2019-2023: December 2019 Update
As a result of the disruption to the approvals system, the residential building sector will act as a drag on overall construction work done in the near term. We expect activity to be focused on ongoin...
- Dec 11 2019
Household consumption disappoints again in Q3 as savings rate jumps up. We expect GDP growth of 1.8% in 2019 and 2.2% in 2020
GDP growth was slightly weaker than expected in Q3 ( 0.4% q/q), with the annual pace of growth picking up to just 1.7%. We expect subdued GDP growth of 1.8% in 2019, before an acceleration to 2.2% in...
- Dec 06 2019
Building Industry Prospects December 2019 Bulletin
Total building commencements eased back 11% in 2018/19, with a further 8% decline to $101.87 billion expected for 2019/20. This is set to represent the trough, as a series of stimulus measures, inclu...
- Dec 04 2019
Road Construction in Australia 2019-33 (December release)
Road construction activity fell by more than 9% in FY19. A decline in highways and arterials construction more than offset strong growth in private toll roads. However, we believe this weakness to be...
- Dec 03 2019
Taiwan: Building and Construction in Taiwan 2019-2023: December 2019 Update
Total construction work done growth (in real terms) in 2019 is estimated to grow 4%, while 2020 growth is revised to 2% (from -0.3%). Positive outturn forecasts for the residential and civil engineeri...
- Dec 03 2019
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2019-2023: Q4 2019 Update
Strong population growth and a prevailing stock deficiency is expected to hold up residential approvals. However, the outlook remains slightly muted as economic growth softens and new supply comes on...
- Nov 29 2019
Hong Kong: Building and Construction in Hong Kong 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
The building sector’s near-term outlook remains negatively impacted by the social unrests triggered by the now-suspended extradition bill. Negative sentiment built up over the six months of unrest, i...
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- Feb 18 2020
- Feb 14 2020
Decline in speed of virus outbreak leads to policy shift
The economic impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak has become obvious as it is now 20 days into the Chinese New Year. Indicators on transportation, property sales and industrial activity have not y...
- Feb 14 2020
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, February 2020
In our global macro chartbook for February, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We have lowered our global GDP g...
- Feb 13 2020
Where EMs stand in the race to high-income status
Which EMs are most likely to falter in their attempt to catch-up with the US and other advanced economies? Our heatmap analysis advises caution over Turkey despite its robust baseline growth forecast....
- Feb 12 2020
The outlook for – and risks to – long-term world growth
Our long-term forecasts point to a subdued outlook for world growth. We expect global GDP to rise by 2.7% per year in the next decade, little changed from the modest pace seen since 2007, before slowi...
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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.