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Romania's Jan-Oct residential building permits jump 25.3% y/y - table

Romania's Jan-Oct residential building permits jump 25.3% y/y - table buildings, Romania

BUCHAREST (Romania), November 29 (SeeNews) - Romania issued 43,374 building permits for residential projects in January-October, up 25.3% year-on-year, the national statistical office, INS, said on Monday.

During October only, Romania issued 4,260 building permits, of which 68.9% were for projects located in rural areas, INS said in a monthly statement.

The regional distribution shows an increase in the number of construction permits released for residential buildings, compared to October 2020, in central, Bucharest-Ilfov, south-Muntenia, southwest Oltenia areas as well as in western and southeastern regions.

In the northeast and northwest, the number of building permits was lower on the year in October.

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

Romania issued 41,311 building permits for residential projects in 2020, down 2.9% year-on-year.

Details follow:

Oct 2021 Oct 2020
Residential buildings 4,260 4,017
- urban area 1,323 1,311
- rural area 2,937 2,706
Office buildings 6 10
Other buildings 702 607

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

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