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ISTAT: construction sector production grows in August

Posted: 20 October 2016

The seasonally adjusted construction production index grew by 3.4% in August compared to July. The data was announced by ISTAT, adding that the June-August 2016 average increase equalled 0.4%.

The sector’s cost indices remain the same for residential buildings and for tunnel-free roads, seeing a 0.1% decrease for roads with a tunnel section. On an annual basis, in August 2016 the construction production index, adjusted for calendar effects, increased by 4.2%.