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Bon, R (1997) The future of international construction. Building Research & Information, 25(03), 137–41.
- Type: Journal Article
- Keywords: international construction market; competitiveness; market; opinion survey
- ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
- URL: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=knyhnw59tteyly5b
Some survey results 1993-96. This opinion survey about the future of international construction concerns several time horizons, but only the five- year horizon is discussed in this paper. The analysis focuses on construction market attractiveness-a measure obtained by combining opinions about the rate of growth, profitability and openness to foreign competition-and construction industry competitiveness with respect to both services and materials. The results of the survey rank attractiveness of construction markets by country and city. The analysis of competitiveness of construction services and materials largely points to the same countries and indicates some important medium-term trends in the international construction market