Production in construction: Eurostat news release dated 20 June 2016
As reported in the Eurostat press release published on 20 June 2016, "in April 2016 compared with March 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and increased by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March 2016, production in construction fell by 1.0% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28. In April 2016 compared with April 2015, production in construction fell by 0.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28."
Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in production in construction were recorded in the Czech Republic (-3.3%), Spain (-2.4%) and Bulgaria (-2.1%), and the highest increases in Romania (+5.8%), Slovenia (+5.4%) and the United Kingdom (+3.0%).
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