Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index

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Construction sector expands at fastest pace in six months

Construction sector expands at fastest pace in six months

Activity in the construction sector expanded at the fastest pace in six months during May. The latest Ulster Bank Purchasing Managers' Index, a monthly measure of sentiment and activity in the sector, showed the 21st consecutive month of growth. Total construction activity increased for the…
Further growth in construction activity in June

Further growth in construction activity in June

A further expansion in Irish construction activity was recorded in June, extending the current sequence of growth to ten months. The latest rise was supported by sharp new order growth, which also led to increases in employment and purchasing activity. Meanwhile, the rate of input…
Construction activity continues to grow

Construction activity continues to grow

A rise in the number of family homes being built around the country is helping the construction sector to recover. The latest construction index from Ulster Bank shows there has been a fifth, consecutive, monthly rise in activity. Housing and commercial work are performing best,…
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