In August 2017 compared with July 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by
0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical
office of the European Union. In July 2017, production in construction remained stable in the euro area, while it
grew by 0.1% in the EU28.
In August 2017 compared with August 2016, production in construction increased by 1.6% in the euro area and by
3.1% in the EU28.
In Portugal, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.4% y-o-y terms.