Praia, Sep 24 (Inforpress) – The production index in civil construction decreased by 36.5% percent (%) in the second quarter of 2020 in relation to the same period of the year 2019, announced this Wednesday the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
According to INE, the quarterly rate of change in the production index in civil construction in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was 33.2%, 30.8 percentage points (p.p.) lower than in the previous quarter.
The same source highlights that in the second quarter of 2020, the production index in civil construction stood at 69.1, corresponding to a decrease of 36.5% compared to the same quarter of the previous year.
This variation, according to the INE, was influenced by the decrease in the production of sanitary installation and plumbing materials (-60.4%), of frames (-49.9%), of other construction materials (-49.0 %), painting materials (-41.3%), electricity materials (-41.0%), coating materials (-38.8%) and basic materials (-33.8%) .
INE pointed out that the contribution of basic materials was more decisive in the overall variation in production index in civil construction due to its weight in civil construction.
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