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Investments over 4 percent up in September
In September 2022, the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 4.4 percent larger year on year. This is mainly because investments in buildings and aircraft were up.
Everything that is built and consists of walls and a roof, with a permanent character, intended for accommodation, trade, transport, and/or work. Not included are greenhouses and storage tanks.
Fixed capital formation by type of capital good, region; national accounts
Fixed capital formation by type of capital good Dwellings, non-residential buildings, civil engineering works, machinery
Building permits at historic low
In 2013, more than 26 thousand building permits for new houses were granted, a decline by 30 percent relative to 2012. The decline over the last quarter was less substantial.
Non-residential building sector booming
The non-residential construction sector was booming last year. Companies also invested large amounts in repairs and renovation of non-residential buildings.
Number building of permits drops further
Figures published today put the number of permits granted for the construction of new dwellings at nearly 17 thousand. This is 37 percent lower than in the same period last year.