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Latest Australia analysis
- Oct 14 2019
India: Building and Construction in India 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Increased public expenditure is expected to have offset weakness in residential buildings over the last year. We expect the trend to continue in the short term, but we think that fiscal slippage risk...
- Oct 11 2019
Housing churn an overlooked driver of economic activity
Turnover in the housing stock is an understated yet crucial indicator of the health of the housing market, that has a significant impact on the broader economy. The level of turnover has fallen nearly...
- Oct 08 2019
RBA cut cash rate to 0.75% amid uptick in unemployment rate and subdued business and consumer confidence surveys. Growth still seen at around 2% over FY20
High frequency data released over the past month have been subdued; business confidence has fallen into negative territory and the consumer surveys have worsened. The labour market has held steady, wi...
- Oct 07 2019
Vietnam: Building and Construction in Vietnam 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Despite permits granted since April, most previously halted building projects (in review of their conformity with laws) have not progressed rapidly. This and delays in new project approvals in HCMC an...
- Oct 04 2019
Gauging labour market momentum
The Reserve Bank’s most recent decision to lower interest rates was motivated by concerns over momentum in the labour market. The unemployment rate has been broadly steady for some time, while employm...
- Oct 03 2019
Sydney Suburban Centres and Office Parks 2019 – 2029
Latest data updates have not changed our view that the upswing in Sydney’s suburban office markets has four years to run and will only end when sufficient supply comes on stream to balance the mar...
- Oct 02 2019
Brisbane Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
Latest data updates suggest the Brisbane office market is progressing as suggested in our June report. While employment growth is gradually absorbing surplus space, new buildings in the pipeline w...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Feb 06 2020
How global supply chains will feel coronavirus’ chill
The adverse impacts of the coronavirus on China’s economy look set to spill over significantly to the rest of the world. In addition to weaker Chinese import demand, a sharp drop in the country’s indu...
- Feb 05 2020
Global Risk Survey: Coronavirus clouds fading pessimism
Business concerns over near-term global economic weakness had eased prior to the latest intensification of the coronavirus outbreak, based on our Q1 2020 survey of risk perceptions. The reported balan...
- Feb 03 2020
Coronavirus outbreak prompts downward GDP revision
As the coronavirus outbreak and responses by governments and firms intensify globally, we have revised down our GDP growth forecast for China. We have cut our forecast for growth in Q1 by more than 2...
- Jan 31 2020
Global: Coronavirus to deepen the near-term downturn
Based on the continuing rise in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths, it’s increasingly apparent the disease is becoming an economic as well as a public health concern.
- Jan 31 2020
Inside Frontier Markets: January 2020
In our January edition, we focus on Argentina, Ecuador, Ukraine, Lebanon, and Iraq. We also present brief updates on Bolivia, Venezuela, and Zambia.
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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.