June construction up in Portugal

Construction sector output in June fell 0.5 percent in the Eurozone and 0.2 percent in the European Union as a whole, while output in Portugal rose 0.6 percent, figures released by the EU’s statistics office, Eurostat, show.

Construction output was up 3.4 percent from June of last year in the Eurozone and 3.6 percent in the EU as a whole; in Portugal it was up 3.1 percent.
According to Eurostat, the largest month-on-month drops in output were in Germany, down 1.0 percent, with Belgium and France, both down 0.7 percent. The largest increases were in Slovenia, up 12.1 percent, with Spain and Slovakia, both up 2.2 percent.

According to Eurostat, the largest month-on-month drops in output were in Germany, down 1.0 percent, with Belgium and France, both down 0.7 percent. The largest increases were in Slovenia, up 12.1 percent, with Spain and Slovakia, both up 2.2 percent.
Hungary enjoyed the largest year-on-year increase in output, at 27.2 percent, followed by Slovenia, with 21.2 percent. Romania and Slovakia suffered decreases, at 6.3 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.

Hungary enjoyed the largest year-on-year increase in output, at 27.2 percent, followed by Slovenia, with 21.2 percent. Romania and Slovakia suffered decreases, at 6.3 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.

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