Jeffrey Sheen

Real GDP showed persistent moderate growth in the final quarter of 2017, with exports and private investment still going backwards. The potential threat to global trade and prices from the tariff war started by the Trump administration is likely to impact negatively on the Australian economy, and may require postponing any plans for cash rate hikes in late 2018 and 2019.

Outcome date: 
Monday 02 April 2018
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