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Production in construction up 6.9% in euro area

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Europe   In February 2017 compared with January 2017

In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat.


In January 2017, production in construction fell by 2.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28.

In February 2017 compared with February 2016, production in construction increased by 7.1% in the euro area and by 5.2% in the EU28.

The increase of 6.9% in production in construction in the euro area in February 2017, compared with January 2017, is due to civil engineering rising by 10.1% and building construction by 6.2%.

In the EU28, the increase of 4.4% is due to civil engineering rising by 5.5% and building construction by 4.0%.

Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in production in construction were

recorded in Slovenia (+25.7%), Belgium (+18.7%) and Germany (+13.6%), while the largest decreases were observed in Poland (-2.8%), Sweden (-1.8%), and the United Kingdom (-1.6%).


 

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