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Monthly constructsteel update

February 2021

Tabitha Stine – constructsteel vice-chair – talks about how global construction programmes can make a difference at the country level and the importance of taking an active role to ensure there are market growth opportunities for steel.
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Construction market trends

US | Residential vs non-residential divergence continues with the former seeing strong growth while the latter remains pressured.

Europe | Eurozone construction activity weak and particularly in the private nonresidential sector.

China | Chinese economy records positive growth in 2020; construction activity to support economy during H1 2021.

India | Activity generally weak but pickup foreseen beginning H2 2021.

Director, Sustainable Business Development, Saint Gobain

Pascal Eveillard

“There are three main trends in the construction sector globally. The first one is around energy and carbon; the second is around resources and circularity; and the third one is around health and wellbeing. They are all clearly developing worldwide, but with different pace and intensity.”
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