Romania’s production in construction down 0.8 pct in June compared with the previous month

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Romania’s production in the construction sector lost 0.8 percent in June 2018 compared with May 2018 and gain 2.3 percent compared with June 2017.

In EU, in June 2018 compared with May 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.6 percent in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

The increase of 0.2 percent in production in construction in the euro area in June 2018, compared with May 2018, is due to civil engineering growing by 0.3 percent and building construction by 0.1 percent.

The highest increases in production in construction were recorded in Hungary (7.2 percent), Slovakia (4.5 percent) and France (3.8 percent) and the largest decreases were observed in Slovenia (-5 percent) and Germany (-3.2 percent).

Annual comparison

In the EU28, the construction production growth of 2.7 percent is due to civil engineering rising by 6.2 percent and building construction by 1.8 percent.

Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in production in construction were recorded in Hungary (28.3 percent), Poland (24.2 percent) and the Czech Republic (8.9 percent).

The only decrease was observed in Bulgaria (-2.9 percent)

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