The construction of the Corona-crisis defies. The construction industry in the state of Hesse managed to increase in may 2020 both sales and the number of employees, as the Statistical reported to office on Thursday. With a volume of 452 million euros, the revenues exceeded the level of the previous month by 2.2 percent. Thus, the positive Trend of recent months continued. The number of employed persons in may was 3.1 per cent higher than a year ago, when 35.440.
A damper on the purchase orders: new orders decreased in may 2020 compared to may 2019 by 15.3 percent to 372 million euros. Particularly related to the building construction, with a loss of 27.9 percent.Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 11:20