A third successive monthly fall in the headline PMI represents a clear turning point in growth since the start of the year and can not simply be attributed to first quarter's weather-related disruptions, Paul Smith, director at IHS Markit, said.
"Although still signalling a solid rate of expansion, the upturn has lost noticeable momentum since the PMI hit a record high in December 2017", the report stressed.
In April 2018 operating conditions in Indonesia's manufacturing sector strengthened at the strongest pace since June 2016, reflected by the strongest growth of output and new orders in Indonesia since July 2014 and June 2016, respectively. Survey respondents widely commented on the resumption of housebuilding activity following snow disruptions in March. Delayed payments from clients partly led to the latest increase in backlogs, according to anecdotal evidence. It is forecast stand pat on policy until the second half of next year. "However, the picture was less positive in other areas of construction, with commercial building and civil engineering work rising only marginally".
The Eurozone's new export orders also stood at its 17-month low, which linked to the recent strengthening of the euro exchange rate, especially against the United States dollar, the report highlighted.
"Panellists noted that increased competition and rising labour shortages may impact output potential over the coming 12 months". Economists polled by Reuters had been expecting a growth of £1.45bn.
The IHS Markit reading showed some change in the employment data from the strength seen in prior months elsewhere. However, economic uncertainty and Brexit-related indecision continue to lurk beneath the surface as obstacles to the construction sector's stability.
While the headline index improved over the month, IHS Markit said the details of the report were less impressive.
"The effects of the previous month's bad weather were echoed in April as supply chains stayed under the cosh again". However, companies expressed difficulties in sourcing inputs as supplier delivery times lengthened to the greatest degree since February 2014. Transportation times were still lengthy for construction materials for projects already in the pipeline. There is also a continued price pressure as the prices are called increasing at faster rate when both exports and imports are growing.
Less than two hours later, as flames engulfed the building, which was at least 20 stories, it collapsed. Firefighters evacuated the building and contained the fire with no victims or risk of collapse .
Prices will be pressured by rising US production as shale drillers try to take advantage of higher prices by ramping up activity. Concerns that the US may reimpose sanctions on Iran helped underpin the markets this week as this represents a threat to supply.
The tweet more or less set the tone for the political bickering that followed electioneering in the months ahead. The remark, which blew into a controversy in mid-2017, was also condemned by Congress president Rahul Gandhi .
At least three names, along with that of Justice Joseph, are likely to be cleared at the next collegium meeting, the sources said. The government had on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the collegium and asked it to reconsider his name.
According to reports, the explosion was caused by suicide bombers, who detonated their bomb vests at the busy market. Ezra Sakawa, chief medical director of Mubi general hospital, said 27 people died and 56 were injured.
Perhaps the most intriguing question regarding possible collusion is about Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign chairman. Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow declined to comment to The Associated Press on Monday night, as did White House lawyer Ty Cobb.
Whatever be the noble thought of the man, he found himself under attack from the predator who had nearly gone for the kill. A police spokesperson told the Associated Press that the man suffered jaw and neck injuries and is intensive care.
The bigger question now is whether Apple can keep ramping up revenue from other sources, most importantly its services division. It is expected that Apple will show just 2 percent growth in smartphone sales compared to a year ago during the first quarter.
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