The building materials activity remained in decline this summer

Following Bat info source: UNICEM via La Villa Group
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The multiplication of exogenous shocks (health with COVID and its successive confinements, geopolitics with the Ukrainian conflict and its deleterious effects in terms of energy supply, climate with the drought this summer and its impact on agricultural production, etc.) has contributed in recent months to maintain significant pressure on production processes and to weigh on growth, while fueling inflation.