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Commercial sector boosts construction activity in Ireland

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 12, 2020
Activity in the construction sector grew in January for the second month in a row, but the pace of growth slowed from December, a new survey shows.
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The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index showed a reading of 50.9 in January, above the 50 no change mark again but down from 52 in December.

Topics: Construction Ireland

Ulster Bank said today's data suggested that the overall rise in activity was centred on a strong performance in the commercial category.

It noted that activity on commercial projects increased markedly, and at the fastest pace since February 2019.

But housing activity saw a modest reduction, while civil engineering activity decreased at the slowest pace in eight months.