17 November 2011 11:32 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Eurozone construction output in September fell by 1.3% compared with the previous month, while output in the EU dropped by 1.0%, statistics office Eurostat said on Thursday.
In August, production decreased in the eurozone and EU by 0.4% and 0.3% respectively, compared with July.
Among the EU member states for which data was available for September 2011, month-on-month construction output decreased in five and rose in seven.
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Compared with September 2010, construction output increased by 0.4% year on year in the 17-member eurozone monetary union and by 0.6% in the 27-member EU
Among the member states for which data was available for September 2011, year-on-year construction output increased in seven and fell in six.
The highest increases were in
The construction sector is one of the chemical industry’s key downstream markets and uses a wide variety of products, including plastics and adhesives.
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