UK construction output in biggest fall since 2012

UK construction output in biggest fall since 2012
 

A slowdown in housebuilding in January contributed to the biggest monthly decline in construction output since June 2012.
Construction output fell by 3.4% in January from December, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
The UK statistics body said the construction sector remained "a weak spot" in the economy.
Separate ONS data showed growth in the manufacturing sector slowed in January, while the trade deficit widened.
'Toxic combination' The ONS said the fall in construction in January stemmed from a decline in all new work. It said the main contribution to the fall came... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Business, Views: 42
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