All CE Barometer Articles

CE Barometer November 2009: Seasonal slowdown
Sentiment on the European construction industry softened in November but stayed in positive territory.
Question of the month October 2009
In October, CE asked respondents whether they were starting to see competition in Europe from Chinese companies.
CE Barometer October 2009: Rebound remains
October saw confidence in the European construction industry strengthen again, building on the seasonal up-tick seen in September.
Question of the Month September 2009
When will the Europeean construction sector return to growth
CE Barometer September 2009: Rebound strengthens
After a flat summer, September saw a marked up-tick in sentiment in the European construction sector.
Question of the month August 2009
Are the various European stimulus packages having an effect on businesses?
CE Barometer August 2009: Steady summer
The CE Barometer remained almost unmoved in August with, as in July, sentiment pointing to a tentative up-turn.
Question of the month July 2009
English to remain by far the most popular global business language.
CE Barometer July 2009: Up-turn continues
Sentiment on the European construction industry once again pointed to a recovery in July, although current activity levels fell back as part of the seasonal summer downturn.
CE Barometer June 2009: Positive sentiment grows
The recovery in sentiment on the European construction industry first seen in the spring gains momentum.
VIDEO: CE Barometer animation
Watch business confidence in the European construction sector change since May 2007 with this animation of results from the CE Barometer survey.
CE Barometer May 2009: Still positive
Sentiment about the future outlook for the European construction industry strengthened in May.
CE Barometer April 2009: Back to booms?!
April saw the seasonal improvement in European construction activity continue, with the month-on-month improvement from March indicating a ‘boom' in activity.
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