The volume of construction in Ukraine in the 1 quarter grew by almost a quarter. For the I quarter of this year, Ukrainian enterprises completed construction work in the amount of UAH 26.5 billion, which is 24% more than in the same period last year.
According to the results of the reporting period, the index of construction of engineering structures amounted to 145.2%, buildings – 109.8% (residential – 91.8%, non-residential – 133%).
In terms of regions, the leaders in terms of construction work were Dnipropetrovsk region (UAH 3.6 billion), Kharkiv region (UAH 2.9 billion), Odessa region (UAH 2 billion) and the city of Kiev (UAH 6.5 billion). The Lviv region is catching up with UAH 1.7 billion.
New construction, reconstruction and technical re-equipment accounted for 79.6% of the total volume of construction products produced, overhauls and current repairs – 11.5% and 8.9%, respectively.
In 2018 the construction industry became one of the top three industries by the value of capital investments.