French Construction Industry Future Reviewed in New Report Published at

01 Sep 2011 • by Natalie Aster

Within the European region France ranks as the second largest economy, the fifth largest economy worldwide. In relative terms France wasn’t as affected by the global economic crisis as other developed European countries, recording a GDP growth of 1.5% in 2010 as compared to -2.5% in 2009. The country’s centralized and conservative economic practice aside, one of the main factors preventing contraction during the troubled financial times was the stimulus package announced by the government in 2008, which primarily focused on investments. In addition, the government announced tax breaks and credits for investments made in 2009.

The report “The Future of Construction in France to 2015: Infrastructure Investments and UEFA Euro 2016 to Drive Construction” is the result of iCD Research’s  extensive market and company research covering the French construction industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast construction industry values at market and category level, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news.

Owing to the poor economic conditions over 2009–2010, the French construction industry decelerated at a rate of 4.7% and 4.2% in both years respectively. In contrast, the first quarter of 2011 the economy observed positive signs of recovery. Imports and exports achieved growth rates of 2.7% and 1.4% respectively. In addition, the number of job seekers without work declined in March 2011. Such positive social and economic improvements suggest positive industry forecasts going forward.

Within the French construction industry, infrastructure construction was the largest market in 2010 with a share of 46.4%. In terms of growth, the infrastructure construction market registered the highest review period CAGR of 21.55% and is expected to record a CAGR of 8.88% over the forecast period. Industrial construction observed the second fastest growth rates during the review period, growing at a CAGR of 18.19%.

Report Details:

The Future of Construction in France to 2015: Infrastructure Investments and UEFA Euro 2016 to Drive Construction

Published: August, 2011
Pages: 154
Price: US$ 1,250.00

The report provides a top-level overview and detailed market, category and company-specific insights into the operating environment for construction contractors. It is an essential tool for companies active across the French construction value chain and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Key Features:

  • Identify key growth and investment opportunities within the French construction industry;
  • Make informed business decisions based on strong historic and forecast data;
  • Detailed market size, growth, segmentation and forecast data across five key industry categories provides all the essential information needed to assess market dynamics and identify new growth opportunities;
  • Detailed profiles of major companies within the French construction market enable the reader to benchmark financial performance and assess business strategy against competitors.

More information can be found in the report “The Future of Construction in France to 2015: Infrastructure Investments and UEFA Euro 2016 to Drive Construction” by iCD Research.

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