Construction industry still suffocated by COVID-19.

According to Statistics Botswana recent GDP figures the Construction industry recorded a decline of 4.8 percent in first quarter 2021 compared to an increase of 4.3 percent realized in the corresponding quarter in 2020.

This industry comprises of buildings construction, civil engineering and specialized construction activities. Authorities at Stats Bots are of the view that the industry is still showing signs of the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic. The industry recorded a negative growth of 7.4 percent in the previous quarter

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