ELSTAT: Private building activity volume up 38.9 pct in October

The volume of private building activity jumped 38.9 pct in October last year compared with the same month in 2017, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Tuesday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, said that a total of 1,575 building permits were issued in October, up 23.2 pct from October 2017. In the 10-month period from January to October, the volume of private building activity rose 18.8 pct compared with the corresponding period in 2017.