Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index

Construction sector moves closer to stabilisation

Construction sector moves closer to stabilisation

The construction sector moved closer to stabilisation last month, according to Ulster Bank’s latest Construction Purchase Managers’ Index. The survey shows that new business continued to show signs of growth in August, up for the second successive month, while business optimism improved to the strongest…
Construction activity continues to fall in February

Construction activity continues to fall in February

Activity in the Irish construction sector continued to fall in February, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. The index posted 45.3 in February, slightly lower than the 45.8 reading in January. A figure below 50 indicates a decline in activity. According…
Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity fell sharply again in November as new orders declined at an accelerated pace, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. The index reveals that job shedding intensified during the month in line with reduced workloads, and firms lowered their input…
Construction activity continues to fall

Construction activity continues to fall

Another fall in new orders contributed to a sharp fall in Irish construction activity in October, while business sentiment in the sector was the lowest in nearly two years The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers index posted 42.6 last month, up from 41.9 in…
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