Construction bucks trend as economy shrinks

This short article was taken from Construction Enquirer and can be found at the following link.

Construction bucks trend as economy shrinks

The economy contracted by 0.3% during the last quarter of the year after growing 0.9% in the previous three months.Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy shrank in the last three months of 2012.

But construction bucked the general trend with a 0.3% rise in the final three months of 2012 following a 2.5% fall in the previous quarter.

The figures are provisional estimates and open to revision.