It is noteworthy that the same activities had also posted a double-digit drop in the corresponding period last year.
The quarter on quarter (QoQ) evolution showed a nosedive of 58.7 percent for the architectural and engineering activities, 40.7 percent for the advertising and market research and 18.7 percent for the cleaning activities.
On the flipside, two services activities recorded a double-digit rise in Q1 2014, namely computer programming, consultancy and related activities (up 18.9 percent) and other professional, scientific and technical activities (up 12 percent). Legal and accounting activities as well as information service activities followed suit posting a 7.4 and 5.2 percent rise respectively.
It is noteworthy that those four activities posted a turnaround in Q1 0214 after falling by a double-digit figure in the corresponding period last year. On the contrary, except information services activities, the other three activities showed a QoQ drop in Q1 2014.
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