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Construction activity returned to growth in December ­– Ulster Bank Construction PMI

Ulster Bank PMI

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (Ulster Bank PMI ®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted above the 50.0 no-change mark for the first time in four months during December. At 52.0, from 48.2 in November, the rise signalled a modest increase in construction activity.

Ulster Bank Construction PMI February 2017

Ulster Bank PMI February

Simon Barry, Chief Economist Ulster Bank, Ireland According to the Ulster Bank PMI February 2017, Rates of growth in total activity and new orders accelerated in the Irish construction sector, while job creation is at a near-record pace. Highlights from the February Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index survey (PMI) include The Ulster Bank PMI […]