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Sales of Timber and Joinery products up 10.5% year-on-year

The latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) issued by the BMF shows a general increase in sales of timber and joinery products in the last part of 2016.

In November 2016, Timber & Joinery Products sales went up by 10.5% year-on-year and 0.9% month-to-month.

Moreover, in the period from September to November 2016, sales of timber and wood products were 2.3% higher than in the previous three months (June to August 2016).

On a wider scale, Builders Merchants Sales nationally were up 6.8% for the three months September – November 2016 when compared with the same three months in 2015.

The 12 month comparison was up by 7.0% over the previous 12 month period and the monthly comparison was up 13.5% over November last year.

The complete bulletin can be downloaded here.


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