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Romania's 2019 residential building permits edge down 0.4% y/y - table

Romania's 2019 residential building permits edge down 0.4% y/y - table buildings, Romania

BUCHAREST (Romania), January 30 (SeeNews) - Romania issued 42,541 building permits for residential projects in 2019, down 0.4% year-on-year, the national statistical office, INS, said on Thursday.

As many as 66.2% of the permits issued in December were for projects located in Romania's rural areas, INS said in a statement.

Only in December, Romania issued 3,182 building permits, down by 7% on the month and 16.4% higher year-on-year.

INS provided no figure for the value of the projects which were granted permits.

Details follow:

  Dec 2019 Dec 2018
Residential buildings 3,182 2,734
- urban area 1,075 944
- rural area 2,107 1,790
Office buildings 15 21
Other buildings 616 514

Source: INS

* Other buildings include hotels, stores, industrial and agricultural buildings, schools, research institutes and hospitals.

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