Eurozone construction output declined in August after rising for the first time in four months in July, data from Eurostat showed on Tuesday.
Construction output declined 1.3 per cent month-on-month in August, in contrast to a 0.1 per cent rise in July. Building output decreased 1.3 per cent and civil engineering fell 1.9 per cent. On a yearly basis, construction output was down 1.6 per cent after rising 3.5 per cent in July.
Construction output in the EU27 fell 1.8 per cent month-on-month and by 1 per cent from the last year.