Construction firms are faced with an increasingly challenging, interlinked, and fast-changing marketplace, where global economic uncertainty and complex geopolitical challenges make it difficult to monitor and predict macro trends and risks that will have an impact on construction investment, and hamper supply chains.
More than ever, construction and engineering firms need access to advanced quantitative tools, deeper forecast data, and more timely insights that will help them track external macro factors and assess their future impacts on strategy and investments on a global, national, and city level. Oxford Economics has developed a range of services and techniques for analysing global macro trends for industrial manufacturers:
- Global Macro Service. Within a single workstation, we provide event-driven analysis, insights on key data releases, and direct contact with our team of over 200 economists and analysts, alongside a deep portfolio of research tools to assess the impact of macro events across more than 200 countries on your business strategy.
- Long-term forecasts and analysis of trends for key sectors in the world’s major economies. Our industry services provide reliable analysis of macroeconomic and sector trends that will affect key industries around the world. Reports, databanks, and models help clients analyse historical and forecast data, gain insights into the impact of economic developments, and anticipate industry trends and performance under alternative scenarios.
- Construction 2025. Analysis and databases that provide accurate and reliable forecasts to 2025 for 46 major construction markets representing over 85% of world output.
- City and Regional forecasting for 3,000 urban centres across all major world regions. The most complete set of cities forecasts available, the services cover Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America, with deep-dive databanks for China and the United Kingdom. Analysis and forecasts are produced in conjunction with our Global Economic Model, which ensures that developments in the global economy, such as the strength of world trade and investment cycles, and domestic factors such as government policy, have a direct influence on the outlook for city and regional economies.
- Monthly forecasts of commodity prices and future markets trends and prices for raw materials such as energy, base metals, precious metals and other industrial inputs.
- Global scenarios, with quarterly-updated upside and downside scenarios to assess their impact on 45 countries, trade blocs, and the global economy.
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To find out more, including how we can adapt our economic modelling, forecasts, monitoring, or scenarios to meet the needs of your organisation or sector, please contact your nearest Oxford Economics office.