The volume of the construction works performed in Ukraine in January - February, 2009 was reduced by 57,3% in comparison with January - February, 2008 - to 3,6 billion UAH, reported the State committee of statistics on Friday.
According to its data, in January - February amounts of works on all main types of construction, in particular, on preparation of construction sites - were reduced by 51,5%, in the sphere of construction of buildings and constructions - for 58,2%, on installation in them the engineering equipment - for 50,2%.
Thus 83,5% of nation-wide volume are the share maintenance of works on new construction, reconstruction and technical re-equipment, on capital repairs - 10,9%, - 5,6%.
Reduction of volumes of construction works in January - February, 2009 was observed on all regions.
The greatest reduction of volumes of construction works is recorded in the Cherkassk area - for 79,6%, Volynsk - for 73,7% and in the Nikolaev area - for 70,1%.
The enterprises of Kiev reduced construction works by 64%.
As it was reported, the volume of the construction works performed in Ukraine in 2008 was reduced by 16% in comparison with 2007 - to 64,363 billion UAH whereas following the results of 2007 growth made 15,8%.
In January - April, 2008 the volume of the performed construction works in Ukraine remained at the level of the similar period of 2007 and made 16,1 billion UAH. Thus in January - May for the first time last year reduction of volume of the performed construction works for 1,1% in comparison with the similar period of previous year - to 21,287 billion UAHwas recorded