Production in construction down by 14.1% in euro area

In March 2020, the COVID-19 containment measures widely introduced by Member States had a significant impact on production in construction, as the seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 14.1% in the euro area and by 12.0% in the EU, compared with February 2020, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In February 2020, production in construction fell by 0.5% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the EU.

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