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Economic Calendar Terms

Building permits

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Data refer to the value of permits issued for new buildings, alterations, additions, renovations, etc. The value reported includes expenditures on materials, labour, profit and overheads.

Residential buildings are all buildings intended for private occupancy whether on a permanent basis or not.