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Latest Australia analysis
- 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...
- 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.
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Latest Global Analysis
- Mar 22 2019
Slowdown still more likely than global recession
The world has entered its third growth slowdown since 2010, with our new cyclical indicator suggesting the downturn is similar to that of 2016. Half of the eight slowdowns since 1980 have ended up as...
- Mar 21 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, March 2019
In our global macro chartbook for March, 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 we have...
- Mar 21 2019
Despite vulnerabilities, EM soft landings are likely
Most EMs have reasonable prospects to secure a soft landing, even if external conditions deteriorate. Our soft-landing scorecard suggests India and the Philippines are the most secure, and Argentina a...
- Mar 20 2019
Goodbye grey skies? 2018’s global shocks may be fading
It may be premature to declare the onset of happy days for the global economy, but our trawl through the various drivers of weakness over the last year or so suggests the worst is behind us.
- Mar 15 2019
Global: Growth indicator softened further, but not alarmingly so
Our advanced-economy (AE) growth indicator fell in February, continuing the recent downward trend. Despite the broad-based weakness, the moderate level still points to a gentle rather than sharp slowd...
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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.