British construction output down 0.7 percent in August from July

Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:09:37 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In August this year, the output volume of Great Britain's construction industry decreased by 0.7 percent month on month and advanced by 0.3 percent compared to the same month of the previous year, according to a report released by the UK-based Office for National Statistics (ONS). In August, new work was down by 0.8 percent, while repair and maintenance fell by 0.6 percent, both month on month.

Construction output in Great Britain in the June-August period of this year is estimated to have increased by 1.6 percent year on year, and was up by 2.9 compared to the previous quarter. In the June-August period of this year, new work rose by 2.9 percent, while repair and maintenance recorded an increase of 2.8 percent, both on quarter-on-quarter basis.

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