Eurozone construction falls

Suzie Neuwirth

CONSTRUCTION in the Eurozone fell 1.7 per cent in March, adding further doom and gloom to the region’s economic outlook.

The largest decline came from Portugal, down 10.7 per cent on the previous month.

The Czech Republic and Slovakia also saw a decline.

Meanwhile Romania and Spain saw the highest increases, up 2.8 per cent and 2.4 per cent respectively compared to February.