New building licensing down 34pct in January

Amman, The total number of new building licenses issued in January this year declined by 34.6 percent to 1,917 licenses from the 1,573 licenses recorded in this month of 2018.

According to data by the Department of Statistics, the total area of buildings licensed in January stood at 594,000 square meters against 1,054 square meters in the same month last year, indicating a retreat of 43 percent.

Source: Jordan News Agency