March 30 (SeeNews) - The number of construction permits issued in Bosnia's Federation rose 7.7% year-on-year to 253 in February, the entity's statistical office said.
The number of permits issued for residential and non-residential buildings fell 4.7% on an annual comparison basis to 184 in February, whereas the permits for civil engineering projects totalled 69, up 64.3% on the year, the statistical office said in a monthly report last week.
Out of the total number of permits issued in February, 231 covered new construction projects, 13 were related to upgrades and extensions, while the remainder covered works for reconstruction and conversion of buildings and spaces.
Based on the number of permits issued in February, planned dwellings numbered 327, up 11.6% year-on-year.
The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.