Hungarian construction market to recover in 2013-2014
According to the research company PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Hungary 2012 – Development forecasts for 2012-2014”, weak macroeconomic environment, falling investment demand and poor household finances led to the Hungarian construction sector being in recession since 2006. As a result the value of gross value added in construction in 2011 was almost one third lower than in 2005. However, in the last quarter of 2011 the year-to-year decline of value added decelerated to only 1.4%, a direct result of accelerating public investment financed by EU funds. After 2012 the improving macroeconomic condition and higher public investment are likely to finally reverse this negative trend.
As a result, for 2012 we expect an approx. 4% fall in engineering construction output. The 2012 forecast is also supported by the volume index of new orders among engineering companies. In 2011 the volume of new orders decreased by 16% y-o-y. At the beginning of 2012 the volume index shows an increasing trend, so from 2013 and 2014 a slow increase in civil engineering output is expected.
In the coming years car manufacturing will play an important role in Hungary’s industrial construction. Apart from the manufacturing industry, the largest planned project involves the expansion of Hungary’s only nuclear power plant, in Paks. Constructions on the power plant are estimated at €8-10bn. The purpose of the expansion is to increase the capacity of the reactors to serve the growing energy needs of the population. After expansion the reactors would be in operation until 2032-2037.
In non-residential construction the industrial and warehouse sector is expected to recover from the crisis first. The wholesale and retail sector will continue to suffer not only from the moderate consumption and as a result of poor demand, but also from the government’s regulation that will prevent the issuing of building permits to many huge retail construction projects until the beginning of 2015. It is unlikely that any large developments will start in 2012. However, it is expected that by 2015 the sector will recover.
Although non-residential investors are not starting any new projects, they are initiating construction works, and many buildings are being modernised and renovated. The signs of recovery will be first visible in 2013, when an increase in output may take place. At the moment, it seems that restoring construction industry’s non-residential sector will be a slow process. The fact that an increase is forecasted for 2013 is also due to non-residential construction output in 2011 and 2012 being already so low that even a slight positive change in the economic atmosphere and business confidence can improve the situation.
This press release is based on information contained in the latest PMR report entitled “Construction sector in Hungary 2012 – Development forecasts for 2012-2014” http://www.pmrpublications.com/product/Construction-sector-Hungary-2012.
PMR (www.pmrcorporate.com) is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern European countries as well as other emerging markets. PMR's key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). Being present on the market since 1995, employing highly skilled staff, offering high international standards in projects and publications, providing one of most frequently visited and top-ranked websites, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.
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