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Infrastructure orders fall 16% says DTI

Orders for work in the infrastructure sector fell 16% lower between March 2006 and March 2007 according to the latest government statistics.
However, there were signs of recovery as infrastructure orders in the first quarter of 2007 rose by 35% compared with the previous quarter, and were up 44% compared with the same quarter of 2006.Overall construction orders in the year to March 2007 rose by 4%, compared with orders in the previous 12 months, and orders in the first quarter of 2007 rose by 1% compared to those in the same quarter a year earlier.Orders in the first quarter of 2007 rose by 4% compared to the previous quarter. All sectors except the private housing and private industrial sectors showed an increase.

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