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Latest Australia analysis
- 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...
- Nov 27 2019
Inner Sydney Apartments 2019 Update
Recent declines in apartment rents and prices in the Inner Sydney area – brought about largely by a boom in completions and borrowing constraints - should be reversed from this year on. However, grow...
- Nov 22 2019
Thailand: Building and Construction in Thailand 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Work done value, in 2019 is estimated to continue to grow moderately at 4.7% (in nominal terms), supported mainly by infrastructure investment which is estimated to grow by 9% - underpinned by on-goin...
- Nov 21 2019
Household spending resisting expansionary policy efforts
Household spending remains the weak link in the outlook. Despite very accommodative monetary settings and an increase in low- and middle-income tax offsets, retail turnover continues to disappoint, an...
- Nov 20 2019
Canberra Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
Canberra's office market continues to recover, albeit at a modest pace. Faster progress is being held back by lacklustre growth in the Commonwealth workforce. Nonetheless, positive net absorption and...
- Nov 20 2019
South Korea: Building and Construction in South Korea 2019-2023: November 2019 Update
Total construction commencement value for 2019 is estimated to decline further by 6% (revised up slightly from -8%). The construction sector is expected to remain subdued in 2020 amid continued softer...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Jan 24 2020
World growth drivers point to 2020 stabilisation
A comprehensive examination of key growth drivers supports our baseline view that world GDP growth will stabilise in 2020 – but at a very moderate pace of around 2.5% y/y. This may be the ‘new normal’...
- Jan 22 2020
Why we don’t fear a zombie apocalypse
Evidence has been put forward to suggest that the rise in the number of zombie firms – those considered mature, unproductive and persistently unprofitable – is damaging advanced economies.
- Jan 16 2020
Why a 2020 recession would be mild but long
Should the global economy fall into recession in 2020, we doubt that the growth slump would be as severe as that seen in the global financial crisis (GFC). Rather, we think it would resemble the dot-c...
- Jan 15 2020
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, January 2020
In our global macro chartbook for January, 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 y...
- Jan 13 2020
Six key lessons from the US-China trade dispute
The US-China trade war has taught us key lessons about how tariffs affect trade volumes, balances, prices and GDP. They point to US-China trade staying depressed for years, with a risk of significant...
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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.