Impact of Coronavirus on Construction Industry




The novel coronavirus outbreak is likely to affect the construction industry. As the condition of covid-19 in the world economy is still persisting, it will be tough to predict accurately the nature and the scale of the impact on the construction industry.

We will just go through the current conditions the construction industries are facing and some of the probable issues.

1. Working of Employees

A survey conducted with the South Asia Consultants stated that the coronavirus has struck the construction work status and has taken steps to make the staffs work at the home.

2. Tendering Projects

The clients are tendering the works but are only taking the projects to a certain stage instead of signing for fully build construction.

3. Sourcing of Construction Material


Another concern is the delivery of oversea construction material and products. Study shows that around 17% of the construction materials come from China. A due to high Covid-19 struck situation of China, the raw materials and products are to be sourced from elsewhere.

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