Romania occupied in December the first place in the EU on construction activity in December when it increased by 17.6% compared to November, Eurostat reports. At the EU level, the activity in construction dropped by 3.1% in December and in the euro zone by 1.8%.

Romania is followed by Slovenia with 5.3%, Sweden with 1.2% and Poland with 1.1 while Germany registered a 24.1% decrease, Great Britain -15.2% and Czech Republic -13.3%. Compared to December 2009, the activity in constructions sector diminished by 1.9% while in the euro zone the activity dropped by 12% and at the EU level by 8%.