TITLE

Turning a corner

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Bulk Transporter;Jan2010, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the view of Edward Sullivan, chief economist at Portland Cement Association (PCA), on the growth of construction industry amidst the gradual economic improvement in the U.S. Sullivan explained that the growth of the real gross domestic product (GDP) by 35% in the third quarter of 2009 reveals the end of recession in residential and nonresidential construction. He expects that the residential sector will strengthen its contribution to the growth in cement consumption.
ACCESSION #
48095960

 

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