Eurozone construction increases slightly in September
According to the data, the monthly increase of 0.1% in September was mainly due to building construction rising by 0.2%, while civil engineering remained stable.
The data also revealed that Romania, Hungary and Slovakia recorded the largest decreases by 4.6%, 3.8% and 2.4% respectively in the production in construction while Slovenia and Netherlands posted the largest increases respectively by 4% and 1.1% on a monthly basis.
On a yearly basis, production in construction increased by 3.1% in September. The increase was mainly as building construction rose by 3.7% and civil engineering by 0.9%. Among Member States, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia posted the largest increases in production in construction on a yearly basis by 23.8%, 18.1% and 7% respectively while Romania (13.5%) and the United Kingdom (1.4%) recorded the largest decreases on year.
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