Construction activity expands again in May but at slowest rate since November
New order growth eased for the third month running, Ulster Bank said
"Although the rate of expansion eased slightly, it was still marked and above the pre-downturn average," Ulster Bank economist Simon Barry said. "A slowdown from the record rate of expansion seen in February was probably inevitable, but it would be reassuring to see some stabilisation in the growth rate in coming months.
"The overall picture is one of solid improvements, albeit with less spectacular rates of growth than were seen in the first quarter of...
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