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Press Releases from PMR Ltd. (9 total)

Roads to be a driving force of the Bulgarian construction market

Access to EU funding and the investments in the energy sector are the predominant factors determining the development of the Bulgarian civil engineering construction sector in the next three years. It is expected that this segment will lead the development of the construction market in Bulgaria. According to the research company PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Bulgaria 2012 – Development forecasts for 2012-2014”, the absorption rate of the programmes

Polish road construction market to grow nearly 25% in 2011

Activity in Polish road construction will peak in 2011 and 2012. Driven by substantial capital expenditure by the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA), the value of roadwork will exceed PLN 30bn (€7.5bn) already in 2011. Delays in the implementation of projects related to Euro 2012 and sustained investments in local roads will prepare the road market for the anticipated period of reduced spending on the construction of

Construction industry in Romania expected to stabilise in 2011

Prior to the start of the crisis, the Romanian construction industry was one of the most vibrant in the European Union. This changed dramatically in 2009, when construction output fell by 15%, with a similar reduction following in 2010. The current year should finally lead to a measure of stabilisation on the market, but growth is not likely to return before 2012. Romania was the region's best performer in construction a

Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and API sourcing: why not Central Europe?

At present, only a few companies based in Central Europe and the Balkans emphasise their contract manufacturing and API sourcing services. There is relatively strong competition from companies from the Far East and from Western Europe. On the other hand, the potential of the region seems to be considerable, with Poland and the Czech Republic still the most attractive locations, according to the latest report from PMR, a research and

Telecoms market in CIS region to reach €39bn in 2011

The CIS telecommunications market is recovering after the crisis period. In euro terms, the market closed 2010 with double-digit growth, chiefly due to the improvement of macroeconomic indicators and the gradual strengthening of local currencies. This year, the market is also expected to increase fuelled by further development of broadband services. Russia leading The telecommunications market in Russia is by far the largest among all CIS countries. Revenues generated only on the

Polish VoIP market 2010

Over the past two years, falling fixed telephony prices and the prominence of fixed mobile substitution have not managed to hinder the development of internet telephony. This was particularly notable in small and medium enterprises segment, where VoIP technology is used most because it is easy to integrate VoIP telephony with IT systems alongside the dropping prices. On the other hand, growth in the individual clients segment was most visible

Roofing materials market in Poland to grow 10% annually

The roofing materials market in Poland is past its worst and the forthcoming years will see growth up to 10% annually. In view of developers' growing activity, both in the residential and commercial construction market, prospects for the segment of flats roofs are slightly more promising as compared with the pitched roofs sector. In particular, top-shelf products will gain significance in the coming years. According to a report compiled by

Slowdown in the OTC products market in Poland in 2010

The growth rate of the Polish market of OTC medicines, dietary supplements and dermocosmetics will decline to 3% in 2010, from 11% in 2009, according to the latest report from PMR, a research and consulting company, entitled "OTC market in Poland in 2010. Switch strategies and development forecasts for 2010-2012". PMR expects a double-digit increase in the sales of these products in 2011 and 2012, which will exceed PLN 10.6bn

Modern forms of marketing as a way of handling legal restrictions on the pharmac …

Doctor's surgery remains the most typical place where doctors are willing to meet representatives of pharmaceutical companies. On the other hand, most doctors have also heard of modern forms of pharma marketing, according to a survey conducted by PMR among doctors in Poland, whose results have been presented in the report entitled "Modern and traditional forms of effective pharmaceutical marketing". Traditional communication still the key form of contact between doctors and