After a successful response to containing the COVID-19 pandemic in WA, restrictions have all but been lifted with a clear focus of the government to restart the economy.

 

WA’s iron ore sector is continuing to perform and remain at the forefront of trade with China as it seeks to drive economic growth via infrastructure spending, with sustained shipments and favourable pricing boding well for government accounts.

 

The rise of the stay-at-home economy has significantly accelerated growth in ecommerce, begging the question of what supply chains may look like into the future after being severely disrupted by COVID-19.

 

Investor demand for industrial assets remains strong and shortages of opportunities will help support pricing fundamentals in a time of uncertainty, where greater emphasis has been placed on quality product providing secure cash flow.