Builders Merchants Building Index report

The latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report reveals the  strong start to 2018 for builders’ merchants continues, with heavy building materials sales in February up on the same period last year. Read the full report HERE.

Builders Merchant Building IndexMerchants up in February

Year on Year

Total Builders’ merchant value sales were up 4.0% in February compared with February last year. Five categories did better: Plumbing Heating & Electrical (+7.9%), Timber & Joinery Products (+6.6%), Ironmongery (+5.0%), Kitchens & Bathrooms (+4.6%) and Workwear & Safetywear (+4.5%).  Six categories grew more slowly, including Heavy Building Materials (+3.2%) the largest category. Only Tools sold less (-1.6%).

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