The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) experienced robust growth in 2017. Total Q4 2017 merchant sales to builders and contractors increased by 6.3% on Q4 2016.
Recently, the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) hosted the Builders Merchant Building Index’s (BMBI) second annual Round Table debate at its Coventry-based office
BMBI data shows builders merchants’ total value sales saw a 7.3% increase in November 2017 when compared with the same month in the year previous.
October saw total merchant sales to builders and contractors at their highest since GfK began compiling BMBI sales data in July 2014, although the Index has said the effects of inflation cannot be ignored, as many sectors have reported significant price increases over the past year.
BMBI statistics show builders’ merchants enjoyed continued strong sales value growth in the third quarter of 2017.