Construction figures head higher in Greece during October

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Construction figures head higher in Greece during October1,595 building permits were issued, up 23.4 percent on October 2017

Construction activity retained its rising course in October, according to the figures issued by the Hellenic Statistical Authority on Tuesday, ekathimerini.com reports.

Across the country 1,595 building permits were issued, up 23.4 percent on October 2017, corresponding to 408,500 square meters of surface area – a rise of 26 percent year-on-year – and 1.92 million cubic meters of volume, which is 22 percent more than a year earlier.

For the first 10 months of 2018, permits grew 11 percent, surface area expanded 20.1 percent and volume grew 17.9 percent on an annual basis.

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