Construction output decrease in December

Czech construction output decreased by 6.8 percent year-on-year in December 2001. The last month of the year was the only one when a drop in construction was reported. The main reason for the drop was bad weather. Overall, 2001 saw an almost 10 percent increase in construction output as compared to the year before. However, in the second half of the year there was a slowdown due to extremely low temperatures.