In Moldova in the first half of 2019, were issued 1432 permits for the construction of residential and non-residential buildings, which is 8.2% less than in the same period of 2018.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, out of the total permits issued, 871 (60.8% of the total) accounted for residential buildings, and 561 (39.2%) - for non-residential ones. In the first half of 2019, were issued 809 permits for the construction of residential and non-residential buildings in the cities of Moldova and 623 permits for construction in rural areas. At the same time, the number of building permits issued in cities in January-June of this year decreased by 3.7% compared with the same period in 2018, while in rural areas it decreased by 13.5%. In the first half of 2019, most of the permits for the construction of residential buildings were traditionally issued in the North development region - 120 versus 146 in the same period a year earlier. In Chisinau municipality - 82 against 113 units, in the “Center” development region the number of permits issued for the construction of residential buildings decreased from 166 to 118 units (-20 units). Herewith, in the development region “South” it increased from 105 to 107 units, and in the ATU Gagauzia - from 79 to 134 units. According to official statistics, the number of permits issued for the construction of non-residential premises decreased in Chisinau municipality, in the region of development "North" and "Center". At the same time, in the “South” development region and the ATU Gagauzia this indicator slightly increased - only by 2 units.// 29.07.2019 — InfoMarket.