Construction sector output jumps from low base in June

Output of Hungary's construction sector jumped by an annual 27.8 percent in June, recovering from a double-digit decline in the base period, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

Output of the building segment increased by 25 percent and civil engineering output shot up 32.1 percent.

In absolute terms, output was worth 507.3 billion forints (EUR 1.43bn), with the building segment accounting for 57 percent of the total.

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