The increase of the constructions works in Romania in the first nine months of the year slowed down to only 1.9 percent, because of the major rehabilitations, which fell by almost 14 percent, according to the data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
On the structural elements, there were increases of the new construction works by 4.5 percent and in the maintenance works and current rehabilitations by 3.9 percent. The construction activity in the residential buildings rose by 2.8 percent, engineering constructions by 2.3 percent and on the non-residential buildings the increase was of 0.8 percent.
The constructions works volume grew as gross series by 18.5 percent, in September compared with August, a growth on the structural elements: major rehabilitation works by 28.5 percent, maintenance works and current rehabilitations by 24.6 percent and new construction works by 14.6 percent.
The constructions works volume grew as gross series by 0.7 percent in September compared with the same month of 2015. On structural elements, gains were registered for the maintenance works and current rehabilitations by 3.1 percent and at new constructions by 2.1 percent. The major rehabilitation works dropped by 10.2 percent.