Level of new construction orders 'remains very poor'

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Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Local Government

New construction orders are 7% lower than the same quarter last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS data also shows they were 5% lower over the first three quarters of this year, when compared to the same period last year. The Construction Products Association (CPA) said that although Q3 has seen some improvement against the second quarter in 2012, the overall level of construction new orders remains very poor, indicating continuing challenging cond...

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