The Swedish construction industry will continue to expand over the forecast period (2015–2019) due to government investment in infrastructure, energy and residential projects.
While addressing the housing shortage and fo ..."
BMI View: Our outlook for the French infrastructure sector remains subdued in 2015 and 2016. A weak
domestic economic environment and ongoing policy and regulatory uncertainty are undermining investor
confidence and we expect to see limited gains in terms of fixed cap ..."
BMI View: Italy's construction sector continues to struggle to attract private investment in light of the weak
regulatory environment and limited prospects for economic growth. At the same time, public spending is
constrained by government austerity measures, meaning ..."
BMI View: We maintain our forecasts for construction industry value real growth in the UK at 3.5% for
2015 and 2016. Residential building will drive this growth, although we expect interest rate hikes in 2016 to
begin to slow growth over the longer-term. Several major ..."
BMI View: Rising political risk will create uncertainty and delay fixed investment in Spain, posing a
downside risk to our infrastructure forecasts. A failure to establish a functional coalition or, alternatively,
the installation of a minority government, present con ..."
Portugal's construction industry has suffered a dramatic decline since the global financial crisis. In real terms, the industry's output contracted by 6.0% in 2014, following an average annual decline of -10.5% in the preceding four years. ..."
In real terms, the Greek construction industry suffered a sharp decline in the wake of the financial crisis, contracting by 76.4% between 2008 and 2014. This decline reflects the sharp contraction in the country's economy amid the wider financ ..."
The Danish construction industry suffered greatly during the global financial crisis and the performance was undermined by a large budget deficit, weak business confidence and consumer demand, a high unemployment rate and depressed economic co ..."
BMI View: Overall the long term outlook for Greece's struggling construction sector remains bleak. While
the country has successfully agreed a third bailout deal, economic growth will remain subdued and
significant structural weaknesses persist, exacerbated by ongoing ..."
BMI View: Ukraine's infrastructure sector is expected to record its fourth consecutive year of decline in
2015, following worse than expected official figures for Q115. The country's economy is declining rapidly
and with the potential for a re-escalation of conflict i ..."