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The European construction market

The Swedish Transport Administration has potential suppliers on the Euroconstruct market. We make a large number of targeted efforts to attract foreign suppliers.

The Euroconstruct market comprises 19 European countries. The market consists of almost all Western European countries (EU and EFTA) and a number of Eastern European states (EU candidate countries). The total value of the civil engineering market in the Euroconstruct area amounts to approximately EUR 378 billion (2021). Several of the world’s largest contractors are to be found in the Euroconstruct market.

The Swedish Transport Administration’s experience from webinars, shows that it is primarily Spanish and Polish - but also French and Italian - contractors who are interested in projects in Scandinavia. In 2022 various promotional activities are planned, such as; “Business-to business meetings” with Finnish and British suppliers and webinars for Norwegian suppliers. .

The construction economy in Europe

Developments in the Euroconstruct area were characterized in 2021 by a strong recovery compared whit the pandemic year 2020. In 2020 investments in Europe´s construction were hit hard by declines in almost all Euroconstruct countries. The construction market in the Nordic region proved to be the most resilient and several Nordic countries also showed growth in 2020.

The total value of the construction market in the Euroconstruct area amounts to approximately EUR 1,740 billion (2021) and a growth of 5.6 per cent. The total value civil engineering market in the Euroconstruct area amounts to approximately EUR 378 billion (2021), which accounts for about 22 per cent of the total construction market.