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Fred Gibson

Fred Gibson is an economist with the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC). He provides country risk assessment and ratings, as well as in-depth market briefings for clients, industry and government on economic and geopolitical issues, and the outlook for Australian exports and investment. Prior to joining EFIC, Fred was at Moody's Analytics, where he was the Lead Analyst for New Zealand, Indonesia and Thailand. Fred covered ASEAN and the Asia Pacific region more broadly; and also did stress testing and scenario analysis. Fred was also involved in forecasting and co-authored the Moody’s stress test of Australia’s housing market.


Articles by Fred Gibson (3)

  • New study charts export benefits of falling dollar

    The resource sector has been the main driver of the Australian economy for much of the last decade. It has played this role in two ways. First and foremost, by delivering a large 'national pay increase' through rising US$ commodity prices. Second, by selling larger export volumes at the higher prices (though admittedly, for much of the decade supply constraints held back this response).
  • New study charts export benefits of falling dollar

    The resource sector has been the main driver of the Australian economy for much of the last decade. It has played this role in two ways. First and foremost, by delivering a large 'national pay increase' through rising US$ commodity prices. Second, by selling larger export volumes at the higher prices (though admittedly, for much of the decade supply constraints held back this response).
  • New study charts export benefits of falling dollar

    The resource sector has been the main driver of the Australian economy for much of the last decade. It has played this role in two ways. First and foremost, by delivering a large 'national pay increase' through rising US$ commodity prices. Second, by selling larger export volumes at the higher prices (though admittedly, for much of the decade supply constraints held back this response).