Istat: The production in construction index fell in February

Posted: 20 April 2018

According to ISTAT, or National Institute of Statistics, construction output fell by 3.6% in the month-on-month series, while increasing by 1.3% in the three- months to February 2018 and by 2.0% after adjustment for calendar effect differences.

In February 2018, cost indices in construction for residential building decreased by 0.1%, while both road engineering work with tunnel section and road engineering work without tunnel section dropped by 0.2% m-o-m.

Comparing with February 2017, all construction costs indices continued their rise in February 2018 (residential building +1.0%, road engineering with tunnel +1.5% and road engineering without tunnel +1.6%).