Category: Global Construction Newsletter


Global Construction Newsletter: September to December 2020

Choose Your Region   So far, 2020 has been an extremely damaging year for the Global Construction sector. Cancelled & delayed projects, thousands of construction professionals & workers have lost their jobs, unfortunately this disruption / slowdown will continue well into 2021. That being said, the COVID-19 outlook is still somewhat negative as we move  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: June to August 2020

Choose Your Region   Executive Summary What a difference 3 months makes!!! The world economy & construction sector is in its most unstable place since the Great Depression of the 1930’s. International growth has been slowing down for the past 18 months, COVID-19 has slammed on the brakes of future growth for at least the  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: April to June 2020

What a difference a month makes!!! The Coronavirus Pandemic has forced the world economies in more than 150 countries into a total lockdown situation. Construction, airlines, restaurants, hotels, international tourism & the cruise industry have just about ceased activities or are operating on a restricted basis. Thousands of people have been laid off or are  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: January to March 2020

Choose Your Region   Executive Summary: The Iranian General succeeding General Soleiman who was killed in early January by a US drone, has avowed retaliation on the US and its allies. President Trump is promising a fast and disproportionate response to any Iranian strikes. This latest development may well impact economic trade in the Middle  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: October to December 2019

Click on a country / region to view the local construction news   The global construction industry will continue to experience steady growth rates in 2020 issues surrounding a possible military action in the Middle-East and the final chapter of the Brexit situation, which are not expected to have a major impact on future construction  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: July to September 2019

Click on a country / region to view the local construction news   Uncertain, encouraging, scary, optimistic, negative, positive & challenging are some of the words tossed around to describe the construction outlook in many countries around the world as we move further into 2019. The positive words for the most part, apply to India,  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: April to June 2019

Click on a country / region to view the local construction news   The US Attorney General and the Mueller report on 3/24/2019 cleared President Trump of collusion and obstruction of justice crimes related to Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election. This costly and long awaited report is now completed, hopefully this will lead  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: January to March 2019

Click on a country / region to view the local construction news   Encouraging, daunting, buoyant, depressed, upbeat and challenging are some of the words tossed around to describe the construction outlook in many countries around the world as we move into 2019; the positive words for the most part, apply to India, Vietnam, China  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: October to December 2018

Click on a country / region to view the local construction news   The escalation of trade clashes between China and the US doesn’t benefit either country’s’ interests, according to Government spokesmen from both countries. However, the world’s #1 and #2 economies have both been in a war of words over trade in the last  … Read more