Construction market trends

US | Shortages and expensive building materials acting as a drag on homebuilding; private non-residential output improving.

Europe | Construction continues to stabilise with Eurozone PMI seeing sharpest increase since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

China | Downward adjustment in residential real estate continues.

India | Temporary slowdown in September core activities due to heavy rainfall impacting construction.

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The global climate crisis is under way. Lives, livelihoods, and infrastructure are already at risk. Cutting emissions is critical, but it is also a long-term effort. In the meantime, cities can act now to protect their people and create a more resilient and hopeful future.

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