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Latest Australia analysis
- Dec 06 2019
Building Industry Prospects December 2019 Bulletin
Total building commencements eased back 11% in 2018/19, with a further 8% decline to $101.87 billion expected for 2019/20. This is set to represent the trough, as a series of stimulus measures, inclu...
- Dec 04 2019
Road Construction in Australia 2019-33 (December release)
Road construction activity fell by more than 9% in FY19. A decline in highways and arterials construction more than offset strong growth in private toll roads. However, we believe this weak...
- Dec 03 2019
Taiwan: Building and Construction in Taiwan 2019-2023: December 2019 Update
Total construction work done growth (in real terms) in 2019 is estimated to grow 4%, while 2020 growth is revised to 2% (from -0.3%). Positive outturn forecasts for the residential and civil engi...
- Dec 03 2019
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2019-2023: Q4 2019 Update
Strong population growth and a prevailing stock deficiency is expected to hold up residential approvals. However, the outlook remains slightly muted as economic growth softens and new supply comes on...
- Nov 29 2019
Hong Kong: Building and Construction in Hong Kong 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
The building sector’s near-term outlook remains negatively impacted by the social unrests triggered by the now-suspended extradition bill. Negative sentiment built up over the six months of unre...
- Nov 29 2019
Risks mounting to business investment outlook
Survey measures of business confidence have slipped of late, with uncertainty around the domestic and external outlooks weighing on firms’ assessment of conditions. Further, despite very low interest...
- Nov 28 2019
Indonesia: Building and Construction in Indonesia 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Growth in the construction sector is expected to moderate slightly this year, to an estimated 9%, from 10% in 2018. We expect a further pick-up in 2020, which is projected to continue through to 2023...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Nov 28 2019
World trade stabilising but fragile and limited
World trade continued to contract in Q3 2019, falling at the fastest pace in a decade. Our in-house indicators suggest it may be starting to stabilise, in line with our baseline forecasts, but risks r...
- Nov 26 2019
Global: Don’t rely on government investment to save the day
We think public investment in the advanced economies should be increased, but we’re also sceptical that, on its own, it can save economies from recession in the event of further negative shocks.
- Nov 25 2019
Risk-weighting public debt makes some EM a safer bet
Who holds your debt helps determine how risky it is. Our measures of risk-weighted public debt provide comfort for Egypt (where domestic banks dominate) and Brazil and India (where domestic nonbanks a...
- Nov 20 2019
EM decoupling is hard to do
The notion that emerging markets will rebound strongly despite slowing growth in developed economies and China is problematic. The evidence suggests EM growth has become increasingly sensitive to grow...
- Nov 18 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, November 2019
In our global macro chartbook for November, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We forecast that world GDP this...
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.