Hellenic Statistical Authority: Building activity up 9.4 pct in November

The volume of private building activity grew 9.4 pct in November 2016, slowing the 11-month decline to 3.9 pct, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.

The statistics service, in a report, said that building permits issued in November totaled 1,139, down 1.4 pct compared with the same month in 2015, while in volume building activity grew 9.4 pct. Private building activity was down 6.4 pct in permits and 3.9 pct in volume in the January-November period in 2016 compared with the corresponding period in 2015.