RTTNews - Wednesday, a report by the Statistics Finland said the services turnover fell 4.3% year-on-year in the February to April period compared to a 4.2% drop in the preceding three-month period.

During the period, the transport and storage sector showed the steepest drop of 13.2%, followed by a 3.6% fall in professional, scientific and technical activities. At the same time, the fastest growth of 6.2% was in real estate activities.

In April, the services turnover was down 4.8% from last year, with the transport and storage sector showing the steepest drop of 15%.

Separately, the statistical office said the turnover of construction enterprises fell 14.4% year-on-year in the February to April period. In April, the turnover was down 19.7% compared to last year.

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