State of Trade Survey 2021 Q3

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The construction products manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth consecutive quarter in 2021 Q3, according to the latest Construction Products Association’s State of Trade Survey. This is despite escalating cost pressures and ongoing issues on the supply side that have been further exacerbated by a shortage of HGV drivers and disruption at major ports.

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