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    Ai Group's Economics Team monitors,
    assesses and analyses developments across
    the Australian economy.
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Ai Group’s Economics Team monitors, assesses and analyses developments across the Australian economy. We provide detailed, real-time insights into Australia’s economic and policy environment for members and businesses, through our program of regular surveys, reports and specialist research. Our regular economics publications are listed below.

Ai Group’s Economics Team also publishes submissions and reports on a wide range of policy topics, including the annual Australian Federal and State Government Budgets. Our economic policy publications can be found on our policy pages.

Each month Ai Group releases performance indices for the manufacturing, services and construction sectors. These national composite indices are compiled through surveys of firms, conducted on a representative sample basis.
Our Ai Group Economics Weekly is released every Friday. Each week we focus on the data and events that are directly relevant to Australian businesses and industry.
Ai Group’s Construction Outlook report, which is conducted in association with the Australian Constructors Association, is one of the most highly regarded reports on conditions in the nation’s construction sector.
Our regularly updated fact sheets provide a quick summary of key Australian economic data. They are presented in plain English and include handy reference tables.
Ai Group reports on the economic outlook for the Australian Economy, Australian States and Australian Industries.
This report, based on a survey of Australia’s major electrical equipment manufacturers, assesses annual growth in sales across key electrical equipment product categories.
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Economics Research

The Ai Group Economics and Research Unit regularly conducts economic research on topical business related issues.

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