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Latest Australia analysis
- Oct 04 2018
Manufacturing to feed on low exchange rate
The manufacturing sector has been declining as a proportion of the Australian economy for decades, as globalisation and trade deals have opened domestic markets to competition from low-cost internati...
- Oct 01 2018
- Sep 27 2018
China: Building and Construction in China 2018-2022: September 2018 Update
We still expect total residential and non-residential building completions to decline moderately, albeit slightly less than forecast previously, in 2018 (-4% from -7%) and trough in 2019 (-2%). Ti...
- Sep 27 2018
Lower savings underpin consumption, but this won’t last
Australian households have adapted to the stall in income growth by reducing their savings, allowing momentum in consumer spending to remain robust. As a result, the household saving ratio has fallen...
- Sep 26 2018
Mining in Australia - Sept 2018 - Report
Although market sentiment still remains relatively positive for the commodities industry, factors such as the extent of the economic slowdown in China, trade wars, the spill over effects of broader e...
- Sep 22 2018
Indonesia: Building and Construction in Indonesia 2018-2022: September 2018 Update
Total construction investment (work done value) growth is expected to slow to 9% in 2018 given uncertainties over the short to medium term, pending the outcome of the presidential election and exte...
- Sep 21 2018
Brisbane Commercial Property Prospects 2018 – 2028
The Brisbane office market is locked in the paradoxical situation where the investment (strong) and the leasing (weak) markets are at virtually opposite ends of their respective cycles. While the wors...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Dec 14 2018
Q3 or not Q3. Is that the recession?
Markets have certainly begun to take a rather more pessimistic view on the global growth outlook. Indeed, at face value, the near inversion of the US yield curve and the Q3 contractions in five advanc...
- Dec 12 2018
Global Macro Themes and asset views chartbook, December 2018
In our global macro chartbook for December, 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 while...
- Dec 10 2018
2019 prospects still look solid despite the soggy year end
Softer GDP growth at end-2018 and rising concerns about trade wars, capacity pressures and underlying inflation have created an air of gloom around economic and financial prospects for 2019. However,...
- 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...
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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.