The construction sector adds around 9% to the GDP of the European Union and directly employs a workforce of 18 million people. 99.9% of the sector is made up by SMEs that are crucial for the European economy and its ambition to reach economic, social, environmental and energy targets. While the hard and good work of construction SMEs and crafts can play a crucial role to help the European Union respond its challenges, EBC works on ensuring a fair and deeper internal market that enables construction SMEs and craftsmen to prosper.

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