Over the past year, between July 2010 and July 2011, the construction work volume in Romaniaincreased by 14.4 % and we rank second among the EU countries, between Poland(1st place) and Spain (3rd place).
The European average of the construction sector development is of – 0.7 % for the 27 European states considered by the Eurostat survey.
Positive developments were only noticed inPoland (+17.4 %),Romania (+14.4 %),Spain (+12.5 %) andGermany (+5.4 %).
In the other European states the construction market has fallen, with percentages ranging between 0.5 % (France) and 26.6 % (Slovenia). The Bulgarian construction market also followed this adverse trend, dropping by 13.3 %.