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Theme: Bussines Tendencies


Business tendencies in construction, first quarter of 2019

19.04.2019


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in construction in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.5 percentage points higher compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, and for 0.7 percentage points higher compared to the first quarter of 2018.

The expectations for the total orders (contracts) are more favourable compared to the previous quarter, and the number of employees is expected slightly to increase.

The assessment of the economic situation in the first quarter of 2019 is more favourable compared to the previous one, as well as compared to the first quarter of 2018.

The current situation with orders (contracts) for construction works, as well as the financial situation are more favourable compared to the previous quarter.

The selling prices are expected to increase in the next period, while the quantity and quality of the business entities' machinery and equipment are above the normal level.

The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the improvement of the current construction activity were: no demand with 19.9%, competition in the same sector with 13.8%, increased material expenditures with 13.2% and shortage of competent staff with 13.1%.






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