Housing likely to contribute to 2013 GDP

SYDNEY – A gradual pick-up in mining investment in Australia combined with solid export demand for the country’s commodities will likely contribute to broader economic growth over. demand for steel.

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Housing Expected to Contribute to Overall GDP. Contrary to the past six years, during which the housing market created a drag on economic growth, housing is expected to contribute to GDP this year with an additional increase in 2013. However, as it accounts currently for only 2.5 percent of GDP, such growth isn’t likely to provide a substantial boost to the economic recovery.

Housing’s Contribution to GDP: 2Q13. Share This Post Now! The second impact of housing on GDP is the measure of housing services, which includes gross rents (including utilities) paid by renters.

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to the cause of the economic meltdown as the popping of the housing bubble. However, the cause of the economic meltdown was far more complex than the housing bubble bursting. Although this study reveals a statistically significant correlation between the housing price index and the GDP, it does not substantiate its cause.

Summing up, we expect housing to contribute 0.75 percentage points to real GDP growth annually over the next six quarters. This is significant, especially considering that real GDP is projected to grow at a sluggish rate of 1.5% in 2013. Without the boost from housing, real GDP growth would fall below 1% this year. That said, the 0.75.

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economy the size of Singapore to Australia’s national output. And Australia’s Heartland Regions collectively produced more economic output than the entire economy of New Zealand in 2013 (Figure 1). Our regions have been the dominant source of economic growth in the mining, agriculture and manufacturing industries since 2001,

S&P/Case-Shiller shows new low for home prices in 1Q A backlog of foreclosures poised to reach the market means prices may stay depressed, dissuading builders from taking on new-home construction projects. The figures come as recent reports on.Jobless claims hit lowest level in 2 months The numbers: The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week fell to the lowest level in a month, dragging new jobless claims back near a post-recession low and suggesting all.

TORONTO, June 9 (Reuters) – Canadian housing starts picked up more than expected in May and April was revised higher, suggesting housing will contribute. GDP growth in the second quarter; however,

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