Tag: Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index

Ulster Bank Construction PMI Report August

Simon Barry, Chief Economist, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland According to the Ulster Bank PMI August 2017, Growth in the Irish construction sector eased again, with slower rises in both activity and new orders recorded. That said, rates of expansion remained marked, and firms upped their rate of job creation. Highlights – August Ulster Bank […]

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Construction new order growth accelerates in July

CSO New Dwelling Completions Statistics Q2 2018

Simon Barry, Chief Economist, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland The Ulster Bank Construction PMI July indicates that new order growth quickened in the Irish construction sector during July. But, the rate of expansion in total construction activity eased to the weakest since January. However, the level of activity has increased for the 47th consecutive month, […]

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Growth of Irish construction activity remains elevated at end of Q2 – Ulster Bank PMI

Ulster Bank PMI June

Simon Barry, Chief Economist, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland According to the Ulster Bank PMI June 2017, Irish construction firms posted a further strong rise in business activity during June, despite an easing in the pace of growth, which mirrored a slowdown in the rate of expansion in new orders. orders. Highlights – June Ulster […]

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Civils in growth mode as construction buying activity up in all areas – Ulster Bank PMI April

Highlights – Ulster Bank PMI April Ulster Bank PMI rose from 60.8 in March to 61.3 in April Builders to increase their own purchasing at the fastest pace on record Sentiment on 12-month outlook for output  improved Housing PMI rose from 61.3 in March to 61.9 in April Commercial Activity recedes from 63.5 in March […]

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Commercial construction reaches new heights in March: Ulster Bank PMI

Ulster Bank PMI March 2017

Simon Barry, Chief Economist, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland According to the Ulster Bank PMI March 2017, Rates of expansion remained strong in the Irish construction sector amid reports of improving client demand Highlights – March Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index survey (PMI) Ulster Bank PMI rose from 57.9 in February to break 60.8 […]

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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 […]

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Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index, December 16

Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index

Simon Barry, Ulster Bank According to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), new order growth continued to expand in December, with housing and commercial development experiencing substantial growth, but civil engineering continued to lag considerably behind the other sectors. However, overall the Irish construction sector continued to expand on the previous months. […]

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Ulster Bank PMI for August strong at 58.4

Ulster Bank PMI

– Three years of consecutive monthly growth – Commercial Construction Activity Up ↑ – Housing Construction Activity Up ↑ – Civil Engineering Activity Down ↓ The Irish construction sector continued to expand, with month on month growth recorded for the past three years, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). Construction […]

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