New orders index in construction and public works
New orders in construction index presented a less negative year-on-year change rate - 2nd Quarter 2013
22 August 2013
The new orders in construction index presented a year-on-year decrease of 11.3% in the 2nd quarter 2013 (change rate of -19.0% in the 1st quarter 2013). This behaviour was mainly determined by to Civil Engineering sector index which moved from a change rate of 1.3% in the 1st quarter 2013 to 29.2% in the following quarter. The Building Construction index presented a year-on-year change rate of -29.6% (-31.3% in the previous quarter).
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