Australia’s Private New Capital Expenditure Declines in March 2020

  • May 28, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

As per the data released by ABS indicating the impacts attributed to COVID-19, mainly regarding spend on new capital expenditure in March Quarter 2020. Key highlights.

  • The total new capital expenditure was $27,964 million, indicating a decrease of -6.1 per cent on pcp basis and -1.6 per cent from December Quarter 2019.
  • Buildings and structures had a spend of $14,699 million and Equipment, plant, and machinery had $13,265 million.
  • Buildings and structures decreased by -7.9 per cent on pcp basis.
  • Equipment, plant, and machinery dipped by -4.0 per cent on pcp basis.


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