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Housing construction on the rise in first quarter

THE FIRST quarter of 2004 saw a year-on-year increase in the number of apartments built by 730 to 2,969, the Slovak economic daily Hospodárske noviny wrote.

The construction of another 3,929 apartments began during that period, and the number of construction permits issued by authorities almost doubled.

According to Silvia Vargová, the spokeswoman of the Slovak Construction Ministry, the largest number of flats was completed in the Bratislava region, followed by the Trenčín area.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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