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BIS Oxford Economics compiles detailed research and forecasts for the Australian economy. Over the last 50+ years BIS Oxford Economics has earned an outstanding reputation for picking the major shifts and turning points in the economy.

Economic Outlook

Report Published: January 2018

Price on application


BIS Oxford Economics' Economic Outlook service monitors developments in the Australian economy and prospects for businesses. The service has been running for over 40 years and is Australia's premium source of independent analysis and commentary. Focusing on the short term outlook, the monthly report, articles and forecast data provide clients with detailed analysis of the key trends in the global and domestic economy, including an assessment of fiscal and monetary policy, and how they will impact economic activity. 

The Economic Outlook subscription service includes:

  • Monthly Bulletin and Articles
    Discusses the impact of major developments in the Australian economy on prospects for business sectors. We provide regular data, forecasts and discussion of:
    • growth in major sectors 
    • production and investment 
    • consumer demand 
    • price and wage inflation 
    • interest rates and exchange rates 
    • margins and profits by sector
  • Economic Briefing Conferences 
    Two complimentary admissions to BIS Oxford Economics' half-day conferences, held twice a year, in March and September. These detailed briefings, held in major capital cities, cover Australia's economic prospects providing a comprehensive outlook for the next 18 to 24 months. 
  • Subscriber Enquiry Service 
    Subscribers to Economic Outlook can also speak directly to our team of economists about specific forecasting issues affecting their business. 
  • Online Service 
    The service provides subscribers with instant access to bulletins, conference slides, latest statistics, financial data, forecasts and charts in a convenient electronic format (PDF, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint) via our website Online access may be shared with up to four other staff members for greater utilisation of the service.

BIS Oxford Economics has launched a new website. To access the range of Economic Outlook Reports, please login to via the ‘My Oxford’ link in the top menu bar on the BIS Oxford Economics homepage. Then click through to the Australian Macro Service. This will take you to the Full range of Reports, Chartbook and Databank. For any queries or assistance regarding the new website and access to your service, please contact us on 02 8458 4200 or email