Australia to Struggle in 2014

As the global economy continues to recover next year Australia will be left behind, according Goldman Sachs, which tips it as the only developed market likely to see lower growth.

In a portfolio strategy research note published Monday, the global investment bank said they expect the world’s 12th largest economy’s to expand by 2 percent next year, slower than the consensus expectation of around 2.5 percent and down from 3.8 percent in 2012.

“Relative to the acceleration forecast in the global economy, in Australia we expect economic growth to decelerate in 2014,” the Goldman Sachs analysts said.


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