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The latest Construction Trade Survey, published today, shows that activity in the majority of the construction industry fell during the first quarter of 2013 with the impacts of falling demand exacerbated by the adverse impacts of poor weather. Looking forward, industry prospects remain downbeat with contractors, specialists and civil engineers all reporting declining orders for future work.
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Today’s GDP figures, published by ONS, show that the UK economy grew by 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the previous quarter and was up 0.6 per cent compared to the same quarter a year ago. Construction fared much worse, declining by 2.5 per cent quarter-on- quarter and 5.9 per cent year-on-year.
Construction output is set to fall by more than 2% this year following an 8% contraction in 2012, according to the latest forecasts published today by the Construction Products Association. A recovery is anticipated in the medium-term with growth of 1.9% in 2014 and 3.8% in 2015.
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The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey indicates that sales of construction products fell during the first three months of 2013 with poor weather exacerbating conditions for the industry.