Construction output up 5.2 year-on-year in May

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The Czech Republic's construction output grew by 5.2 percent year-on-year in May, the same result as in April. The Czech Statistical Office said the growth was achieved mainly due to transport infrastructure projects, repairs and maintenance. Labour productivity in the sector grew by 2.4 percent. In May a total of more than 13,000 construction permits were granted, with a total value of 24 billion crowns.