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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 08 2020
Global: Inflation still an elusive target for most central banks
We expect cyclical factors to have less downward influence on inflation in 2020, but structural forces will likely mean several more years of below-target inflation in most advanced economies.
- Jan 06 2020
Global: Recession risks ease, but 2020 growth will be tepid
Signs that global growth may stabilise in early 2020 have calmed fears that the current slowdown will morph into a full-blown recession. Activity data over recent months have mostly evolved as we expe...
- Jan 03 2020
US killing of Iran’s general intensifies regional conflict fears
We expect a significant and sustained elevation in geopolitical and economic risks in the region following the killing of Iran’s top general Qassem Soleimani by the US. It marks a significant escalati...
- Dec 20 2019
China picks up, but other EMs are lagging
Real activity picked up in China for the fourth month in a row, though the recovery is still modest. The other EMs are yet to see clear improvement. The biggest drag comes from India, where the perfor...
- Dec 18 2019
Trade war re-escalation is key market threat
The Phase 1 deal between the US and China has been accompanied by a wave of optimism, but both historical evidence and more recent experience suggest caution. Over the course of the trade war, we’ve f...
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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.