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European construction output slips

21 Aug 17 Output in construction slipped by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the wider European Union (EU28) in June compared with May.

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However, the first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, also show that production grew compared June 2016, by 3.4% in the euro area and by 3.6% in the EU28.

The monthly decrease of 0.5% in in the euro area is due to civil engineering falling by 0.5% and building construction by 0.4%.

In the EU28, the decrease of 0.2% is due to building construction falling by 0.3%, while civil engineering grew by 0.2%.

Among member states with available data, decreases in production in construction were recorded in Germany (-1.0%), Belgium and France (both -0.7%) and the United Kingdom (-0.2%).The highest increases were registered in Slovenia (+12.1%), Spain and Slovakia (both +2.2%) and Poland (+2.1%).

The increase of 3.4% in production in construction in the EU in June 2017, compared with June 2016, is due to building construction rising by 3.9% and civil engineering by 1.2%.

In the EU28, the increase of 3.6% came from building construction rising by 4.0% and civil engineering by 2.9%.

The the highest increases in production in construction were recorded in Hungary (+27.2%), Slovenia (+21.2%), Sweden (+17.3%) and Poland (+13.4%). Decreases were observed in Romania (-6.3%) and Slovakia (-0.5%).

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