Construction forecasters bet on delayed soft Brexit

January 18, 2019

Forecasters predict construction will just avoid an output decline this year if a soft Brexit is finally delivered. But economists for Experian warn that their forecast of sluggish growth would have to be ripped up if the UK crashes out of the European Union with no deal. The latest forecast for the next three years predicts construction will see a weak 0.4% rise in workloads this year followed by a return to stable but below trend growth of between 2.5%-3% in 2020 and 2021.

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Founded in 1879 and part of the Maccaferri Industrial Group, Officine Maccaferri manufactures, designs, supplies and constructs systems for the global construction industry. Solutions offered include retaining structures, slope stabilisation, erosion protection, rockfall mitigation, highway reinforcement, and coastal protection.

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