Private building activity down 15.3 pct in volume

The volume of private building activity dropped 15.3 pct in November 2020, a month during which 1,573 building permits were issued, down 12.8 pct compared with the same month in 2019. Building activity fell 15.6 pct in surface in November. In the 11-month period, from January to November, private building activity rose 9.8 pct in permits, 8.1 pct in surface and 4.9 pct in volume in comparison with the corresponding period in 2019.