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Lebanon construction permits down 10% by area

Lebanon's Association of Engineers of Beirut and Tripoli has said construction permits issued in the country in the first four months of 2012 dropped 10% to 4.7 million sq m from 5.2 million sq m in the same period last year, The Daily Star has reported. Construction permits fell to 1.1 million sq m in April 2012, down 25.6% year-on-year from 1.5 million sq m in April 2011, the association said.