Tracker: May 2019

Tracker index

Total activity decreased for the third consecutive month, though orders remained in positive territory

01 / State of play

The total activity index remained in negative territory for a third month in a row, but has been gradually climbing, adding a point over April’s figure to stand at 49 in May. The R&M index also posted 49 after gaining seven points.

The residential index lost three points to 49, while the non-residential activity index remained in negative territory after dropping two points to 46. The civil sector, in contrast, gained 13 points to reach a level of 60.

The orders index remained in positive territory despite losing three points to 57 in May, while the tenders index added a point over the past month to hit the no-growth bound of 50.

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