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Latest Australia analysis
- Aug 30 2019
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2019-2023: Q3 2019 Update
Construction work done is expected to remain elevated throughout the outlook period to 2023 at over NZ$23 billion per annum (with the sector pushing up against capacity constraints), supported by a h...
- Aug 28 2019
Melbourne Industrial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The Melbourne industrial market continues to perform well. Despite slowing over the last year (in line with a slowing Victorian economy), net absorption of industrial space remains healthy. Even with...
- Aug 28 2019
Canberra Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The latest data confirms that Canberra's office market recovery is progressing very slowly. Downward corrections of ABS labour force data mean that both public and private employment growth remains we...
- Aug 26 2019
Research briefing: South-east Asia construction in the trade war firing line
Trade wars generally produce no winners, and with businesses becoming increasingly reluctant to invest, construction activity in Asia is at risk of becoming collateral damage. But our analysis shows...
- Aug 22 2019
Low inflation expectations a challenge for the RBA
Drawing together information from consumers, businesses, forecasters and financial markets, we have constructed a composite measure of inflation expectations. This measure has trended lower ove...
- Aug 16 2019
Positive outlook for the mining sector as investment turns
Australian commodity exports have grown strongly over the past 12 months, driving what is expected to be a 0.7%pt contribution to GDP growth from net exports in the June quarter. LNG production contin...
- Aug 13 2019
Inflation remains weak, while volatility and lower interest rates weigh on the AUD
The monthly data continue to give mixed signals on the economic outlook. Business confidence remains weak, and uncertainty around global prospects and trade tensions are likely to weigh on firms in th...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Sep 05 2019
Tariffs nibble, but markets and confidence bite
While the US-China trade war has gradually eroded GDP over the past two years, the damage from the 25% tariffs on $250 billion of imports from China has been limited to only 0.3% of GDP. Looking ahead...
- Sep 04 2019
Alternative policy options for combatting a downturn
With limited scope for conventional monetary policy options, central banks and governments may need to turn to alternative approaches to combat slowing global growth and respond to economic shocks.
- Sep 03 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.
- Aug 30 2019
EM real activity slows down at the beginning of Q3
Real activity slowed down in most EMs at the start of the third quarter, most markedly in China. High monthly data volatility offers some hope that the rest of the quarter might bring at least a tempo...
- Aug 27 2019
The case for a fiscal response to downturn fears
World growth is slowing, but both conventional and unconventional monetary policy tools may be less effective in tackling a slowdown than in the past. In this context, we expect governments to conside...
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.