Housing starts see a double-digit decrease

Article by Philipp Matzku (adapted for timber-online.com; translated by Eva Guzely) | 01.04.2020 - 09:22

The Japanese statistical office reports 60,341 housing construction starts in January and 63,105 in February (+5% month on month). Compared to the same months of 2019, housing construction starts decreased by 10% in January and by 12% in February.