Australia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Australia

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publication Date:

February 21, 2019

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Australia experienced only a minor downturn after the end of the mining investment and commodity price boom but, as elsewhere, the adjustment and rebalancing has been slow, with below-target inflation and low wage growth amid economic slack. Macro-financial vulnerabilities relating to high household debt and low housing affordability have become major concerns after a recent housing boom.

Series:

Country Report No. 19/55

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 21, 2019

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484399019/1934-7685

Stock No:

1AUSEA2019008

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

69

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