SPAIN’S building trade is back in business as the fastest-growing in Europe, according to the latest data.
The country’s construction industry registered an incredible 42.4% growth since May 2013 – the highest in all of Europe put together – according to the EU statistics office, Eurostat.
Spain outperformed both the Eurozone, which showed a miniscule 3.5% growth, and the European Union (3.2%).
Slovenia came second after Spain, with growth of 41.8%, followed by Hungary (28.7%) and Poland (6.8%). The Netherlands came bottom with 4%, followed by Portugal (10.2%) and Romania (10.3%).