Economic Recovery Reached

VoB – economic barometer in favour of the half-yearly economic survey of the Association of Austrian concrete by June 2011 upward trend of the industry and plants (VoB) by June 2011 connects to the optimistic mood of the last survey. Two-thirds of the evaluated companies could in the first half of 2011 growth recorded in section 5 to 10 percent compared to 2010. 37.5 percent of farms with sales growth indicated that you attributed the sales increase on the expansion of the own performance and product portfolio. Also the increase of clients (32.5 percent) plays an important role. The lack of major projects and orders of the public sector is increasingly noticeable in the industry. Even if the crisis in the construction industry not to completely is forgotten, the actual figures of the VoB talk economic barometer by June 2011 for continuous growth. About three quarters of businesses to speak from an increase in sales compared to 12 months ago it was still a One-third of all surveyed companies.

25 per cent were achieved even increases in the range of six to 10 percent. Almost one third (32.5%) attributed the sales growth to the benefit of customers and additional 37.5 percent on the expansion of the product portfolio and performance. Continuation of the uptrend expected macroeconomic concrete and precast industry can by the momentum of the current general trend in 2011 steamed benefit, even if is to be expected a slowdown in the second half of the year. Based on an improved load and a good mood in the Austrian economy the operations with stand look forward to July 2011 positively the coming months. 61 percent believe that the year 2011 satisfactorily will develop for the industry as a whole. However, there are still serious problems due to lack of large orders and orders of the public sector despite the good business situation.

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