RTTNews - UK's construction orders dropped 9% in the three months to April compared to the preceding three months, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday.

Year-on-year, construction orders declined 38% for the three months to April.

At the same time, the private housing orders fell 42%, while public and housing association housing orders dropped 5 %

Construction orders in the 12 months to April decreased 29% from the previous 12 months, the statistical office said.

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