Construction sector output falls by 16.1 percent
In the base period, output rose by 5.8 percent, before months of contraction as the industry was impacted by the pandemic.
Output of the building segment fell by 16.7 percent in February, and civil engineering output dropped by 15.0 percent.
In a month-on-month comparison, output fell a seasonally- and workday-adjusted 11.7 percent.
In absolute terms, construction sector output came to 238.1 billion forints (EUR 663.1m) for the month. The building segment accounted for around 62 percent of the total.