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Latest Australia analysis
- Dec 12 2018
GDP misses expectations in September quarter, growth in FY19 now seen at 2.7%
GDP growth was weaker than expected in Q3 at a modest 0.3% q/q. Some of the weakness in the quarter was a result of expected further declines in mining engineering construction and weakness in volatil...
- Dec 12 2018
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2018-2022: December 2018 Update
The latest construction sector data show that building activity is set to remain elevated in 2018, with work done increasing further from 2017’s level while approvals are set to decline slightly.&...
- 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...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Jan 18 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, January 2019
In our global macro chartbook for January, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month.This month, we report that recent...
- Jan 11 2019
Q4 growth slowdown: broad based but moderate
Our advanced-economy (AE) growth indicator fell again in December, reflecting ongoing weakness in the European and Asian indicators. But in contrast to the recent softer survey data, our US indicator...
- Jan 10 2019
Populism’s threat to underperforming macro institutions
Underperforming and under-reforming macro institutions represent a risk to global macro and financial market stability. Populist (and other) critics have a decent case for demanding change; inflation...
- Jan 10 2019
Suspension of tariff hikes more likely after Beijing talks
Although the statements after the talks in Beijing were neutral and non-commital, the extension by a day was a good sign and, more generally, the vibes seemed positive. It seems that for now President...
- Jan 07 2019
How low can U go?
Although there is growing evidence that wage growth is building in response to low and falling unemployment in the advanced economies, there is scope for unemployment rates to fall further without tri...
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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.