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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