Let the Q3 Australia GDP Inputs Begin

David Scutt


Let the Q3 Australia GDP Inputs Begin! The first of Australia's Q3 GDP inputs arrives tomorrow with the release of construction work completed in the three months to September. As all of the attached charts show engineering work, largely as a result of the slowing mining capex boom, has been sliding since the end of 2012. While it still makes up a majority of all spending it is expected to extend its slide in the years ahead. As part of the RBA's much-mooted 'economic rebalancing' monetary policy setting have been adjusted to help other sectors take up the slack left by this once-in-a-lifetime mining boom. While construction ex-engineering has started to tick up it's still highly debatable that it will be able to entirely offset the decline expected. (VIEW LINK)

David Scutt
David Scutt
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David is a Director of Scutt Partners Pty Ltd and has successfully worked in the financial services markets over the past 12 years with both large and smaller banking groups. He has provided strategic financial analysis for currency and interest...


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