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Latest Australia analysis
- Jan 31 2019
Labour Account data confirms tightening market
The labour account offers new insights into the state of the labour market and supports the view that the labour market is tightening, albeit slowly. The data shows there are more unfilled jobs, and t...
- Jan 23 2019
Why we expect the slowdown in China's economy to remain contained
Amid trade tensions with the US and subdued sentiment, China’s economy has slowed significantly. Industrial activity has weakened especially, while the consumer-service sector nexus has held up bette...
- Jan 17 2019
Construction sector set to weather residential downturn
We estimate that residential building construction activity peaked in the second half of 2018. Given the latest approvals and commencements data, we expect activity to fall back by around 15% o...
- Jan 16 2019
- Jan 10 2019
Global risks remain skewed to the downside
Amid heightening political risks in Europe, escalating trade tensions between the US and China, and a significant correction in financial markets, our latest Global Risk survey highlights that downsid...
- Jan 10 2019
China: Building and Construction in China 2018-2022: December 2018 Update
Our forecasts for total building (residential and non-residential) completions are little changed – modest declines of around 3% pa in 2018 and in 2019.
- Jan 02 2019
Apartments in Sydney Suburbs 2018-24
Record new apartment construction in the Sydney market continues to work its way through to completion. This will continue to have a dampening effect on apartment rents and prices in the next few yea...
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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.