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  • Exportation of construction material in the first quarter of the year increased 1.55% compared to 2018.

    Manufacturers of construction products exported, during the first quarter of the year, materials amounting to 8,263 M€, 1.55% more than in 2018, with a commercial balance of more than 1,700 M€. These figures represent 8.6% of the total exportation of the Spanish economy

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  • The supply of new housing has lowered it surplus bringing it close to figures from 2007

    The supply of new properties, houses and apartments which have never sold or experienced any kind of transfer, decreased in 2018 by 3.6% with regards to last year. According to figures from the study by the Ministry of Development on the supply of new housing, numbers like these have not been seen in Spain since before the crisis, in 2007. This new data makes eight consecutive years of reduction for the new housing supply in Spain

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  • Perspectives Spain Report 2019: a good prognosis for construction

    The company KPMG and the CEOE have published, every year since 2009, the Perspectives Spain Report, which includes, from a survey, the principal opinions of business owners and managers on the economic situation of the country.

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  • The average price of housing increases 3% on a year-to-year basis

    The average price of housing increases 3% on a year-to-year basis, reaching up to 1,350 €/m2, only 1€ more than in the first quarter of the year. Among the large cities, the slowdown is well-known in Barcelona, where, after years of significant increases, housing is only 1.6% more expensive than 12 months ago

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  • Increase in permissions for new buildings during the first quarter of 2019

    According to data from the Ministry of Development, the construction sector is stabilizing itself. During the first quarter of 2019, permissions granted increased nearly 20%. However, the sector continues far below the numbers attained during the housing boom

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