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Latest Australia analysis
- Mar 13 2019
South Korea: Building and Construction in South Korea 2019-2023: March 2019 Update
Construction prospects remain bleak in the short term as activity continues to fall from 2015’s peak. We expect the market to trough this year though, before returning to growth in 2020.
- Mar 12 2019
GDP growth disappoints in Q4, outlook for FY19 downgraded to 2.3%
GDP growth was once again weaker than expected in Q4 2018 at 0.2% q/q. Momentum in consumer spending remains subdued, held back by anaemic income growth. Further, the anticipated downturn in dwelling...
- Mar 05 2019
Late cycle? Not necessarily: lessons from wizardry of Aus
Amid growing concerns that global expansions are showing increased evidence of age-related vulnerabilities, Australia’s unbroken 28-year expansion is an important reminder that softer landings are fea...
- Mar 01 2019
Australian economy can ride out housing price adjustment
Due to a combination of weak income growth and the low savings rate, our forecast is for household consumption growth to be subdued over the next two years. Falling house prices may present another he...
- Feb 28 2019
Road Construction in Australia 2019-33 (February release)
Although quarterly road construction work done declined by 18% in the September quarter, annual work done remains 4.2% higher than last year. Our latest forecasts for road construction now point towa...
- Feb 27 2019
Building & Construction New Zealand Conference Slides 2019
Managing Director Robert Mellor provides an outlook for New Zealand building and construction activity over the next two years.
- Feb 25 2019
Long Term Forecasts 2019 - 2033
Our latest Long Term Forecasts release takes stock of Australia's current economic cycle, the external environment, the major risks to the economy, and our expectations for the economy over the mediu...
As part of the Oxford Economics Group we are the largest independent economics research house worldwide. Our team are experts at applying advanced economic and research techniques to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary team and our wide access to sector experts, executives and policy-makers we can dig deep into the business, economic, industry, financial, regulatory, technology, and social issues that organisations have to face.
Latest Global Analysis
- May 22 2019
US-EU auto trade war postponed until 2020
The US administration’s decision to delay tariffs on imported cars and parts from the EU by six months is encouraging, especially considering escalating tensions vis-à-vis China. The imposition of 25%...
- May 20 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, May 2019
In our global macro chartbook for May, 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 forecas...
- May 17 2019
Counting the costs of the US-China trade war
US-China trade has fallen steeply since mid-2018, with a $25 billion decline equivalent to around 0.5% of world trade. US exports to China have suffered the most, but the trade war has also hit Chines...
- May 17 2019
The return of ‘Japanification’ risk
With the global slowdown dragging on inflation, the risk of ‘Japanification’ – economies sinking into a long period of low growth and low or negative inflation – has returned to the economic agenda.
- May 17 2019
Who’s really paying the ‘cost’ of US tariffs
The US administration has suggested Chinese producers are bearing most of the ‘cost’ of US tariffs, with some support from economic theory and estimates from some models. But this view is largely cont...
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.
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.