Australia’s FDI performance had already been slowing in 2019, and the country now has the impact of Covid-19 to deal with. This is particularly notable in key sectors such as mining and manufacturing, which are facing supply chain issues.
Metals and mining
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Demand for oil is likely to decrease by 23.1 million barrels per day in Q2 as oversupply and less demand worsen the price crash.
With production stunted, commodity prices in free fall and supply chains restricted, many governments are implementing measures to ease the energy downturn brought on by Covid-19.