In January 2016 compared with December 2015, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector
increased by 3.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat,
the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2015, production in construction fell by 0.7% in the
euro area and by 0.1% in the EU28.