The OECD holds a roundtable on the construction industry

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the roundtable discussion, the delegates’ written submissions and the issues paper, several key points emerge: (1) The construction industry is a vital component of every OECD economy. The construction sector is responsible for building new houses, apartments, factories, offices and schools. It also builds roads, bridges, ports, railroads, sewers and tunnels, among many other things. In addition, it maintains and repairs all of those structures and produces the basic materials such as concrete that are used to make them. The industry’s significance is due not only to the fact that it provides the buildings and infrastructure on which virtually every other sector depends, but to the fact that it is such a sizeable sector in its own

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on the construction industry, 1 June 2008, e-Competitions June 2008, Art. N° 85667

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