|Croatia's number of new construction permits for buildings and for civil engineering projects dropped by 11% y/y to 712 in August, the statistics office reported. Building permits, which represented 88.2% of the total, narrowed by 11.4% y/y to 628, and the number of civil engineering permits went down by 7.7% y/y to 84. The value of the construction projects stood at HRK 1.58bn in August, with the value of building projects being HRK 1.03bn and that of civil engineering projects - HRK 546.9mn. The housing statistics showed planned construction of 865 dwellings with a combined floor space of 81,075 square meters. In terms of type of construction works, the number of permits for new constructions stood at 556 and for reconstruction works - at 156. In January-August, the number of issued building permits declined by 4% y/y to 6,258 with their value narrowing by 20.3% y/y to HRK 13.9bn.
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